Amid the outbreak of Coronavirus, Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat said that as armed forces we understand our responsibility in the fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19). Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat said that whatever budget has been given to us will be used properly and the forces are ready for any operational task in fighting Covid 19.
In his statement he said, "I am very happy to tell you that all our people have downloaded the Arogya Setu App. We will be able to ensure that the coronavirus is not spread. We have to ensure that we are safe, because if our soldiers, sailors and airmen are affected by this virus, how will we protect our people."
He said that the coronavirus has affected a limited number of the three armies. It is discipline and patience that have helped us stop the spread of danger. Speaking to ANI, Chief of Defense Staff General Bipin Rawat said that this is a time when some guidelines have been issued, which we have to follow if we want to fight the menace of epidemic. Patience and discipline will help us to overcome the coronavirus crisis.