The Mechanised Infantry Regimental Centre (MIRC), the home of the Mechanised Infantry Regiment, was raised on 02 Apr 1979 at Ahmednagar. Government approval for raising Mechanised Infantry Regiment (MIR) & Mechanised Infantry Regiment Centre (MIRC) was accorded in Mar 1979. A Total of 2179 acres land was acquired, including 689 acres of stud farm land at Ahmednagar. MIRC was raised by late Brig M K (Mike) Menon, AVSM, the first Centre Commandant. Capt S Chakraborty (Chako) of 6 MECH INF (1 GARHWAL), the first Centre Adjt, arrived at ‘Ahmednagar, by the inaugural Jhelum Express alongwith Sub Darshan Singh of 7 PUNJAB. Meticulous planning, keen eye for detail and foresight along with zealous execution resulted in the creation of one of the finest Regimental Centres of the Indian Army.
The Regimental Centre is providing basic training to the recruits of the Mechanised Infantry. The Centre has a well laid out and modern campus with High Quality Technical Training Facilities. It is the only Infantry Regimental Centre of the Indian Army entrusted with imparting state-of-art technical training to young soldiers of both Mechanised Infantry and the Brigade of the Guards, and all arms and supporting arms equipped with ICVs. It also conducts technical courses for officers, JCOs and NCOs of all Arms.
We in the MIRC, are proud of our Centre and are committed to improve it further.