1.         Gen MM Naravane, Chief of the Army Staff will review the parade and present gallantry awards as per following programme:-


(a)       Date & Time             :   15 Jan 2020 (Wednesday) at 0930 hrs.


(b)       Venue                        :  Cariappa Parade Ground, (Erstwhile Army Parade

               Ground) Delhi Cantt-10.


               (c)        Army Day Parade Instructions is as under:-  


  1. The entry for media is by invite only.


(ii)        Seating enclosures will not be opened before 0800 hours. Invitees are requested to bring the Invitation Card along with them and be seated by 0900 hours.


(iii)       Media persons are requested not to bring any bag, briefcase, eatables, radio-transistor, pager, binocular, digital diary, palm-top computer, remote controlled car lock keys, arms/ screwdriver / blade, etc, with them. As all such items will not be allowed to be carried beyond the frisking zones.


(iv)       Security personal on duty have instructions to verify the identity of the invitees. All invitees are therefore requested to bring, along with the invitation Card, some documents to establish their identity e.g. departmental photo Identity Card / Passport / Driving Licence / Aadhar Card etc. This may cause some inconvenience, however, in the interest of security, kind cooperation of the invitees is solicited.


(v)        As the available parking space is limited, invitees are requested to share vehicles, as far as possible to avoid inconvenience.


(vi)       Media persons are requested to display the enclosed car parking label on the wind screen of their cars. No other label be displayed on the screen.


(vii)      Media persons coming in chauffeur-driven vehicles should advise their drivers to take the vehicle to earmarked parking lot immediately after invitees have alighted and drivers should remain in the vehicle.




(viii)     Media persons should alight and board their respective vehicles inside the parking lots. Drivers should not bring the vehicle near exit point of parking lots for the boarding of invites, for their return journey after function is over.


2.         You are requested to reach the venue through Gate No 1A latest by 0900 hrs.  Entry of media personnel is ONLY from Gate No 1A. The gate will be closed thereafter for security reasons. Gate IA is first entry gate to Parade Ground as one approaches from direction of Manekshaw Centre.


3.         Electronic Channels desirous of placing OB Vans at the venue may communicate with this office for final coordination. Limited space is available.


4.         Only accredited journalists are requested to cover the event.  PIB/Media Cards need to be carried  by journalists due to security reasons.


5.         Transport (Army Bus) will be positioned outside Gate No 03 of Shashtri Bhawan by 0730hrs and leave for the venue at 0745hrs sharp on 15 Jan 2020. Please contact to Hav Dasvir Singh (Mob No - 9915002539) for coordination.


6.         Media Cards/ Passes will be issued by this office till 1300hrs on
14 Jan 2020.


7.         Please call 011-23019659 for any clarifications.


Thanking you,