Troops in Siachen, Ladakh faced shortage of high altitude clothing for 4 years: CAG2 min read 03 Feb 2020, 06:47 PM IST
Troops were not issued ‘multi-purpose boots’ from Nov 2015 to Sept 2016 and had to resort to recycling of available boots, CAG says
Old versions of items such as face mask, jacket and sleeping bags were procured which deprived the troops from the benefits of using improved products, says the report
NEW DELHI : Indian troops based in high altitude areas like Siachen and Ladakh faced critical shortages of high altitude clothing and equipment including snow goggles up to four years, a Comptroller and Auditor General report on the working of the Defence Ministry has found.
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