The 8th India-China joint training exercise scheduled to be conducted at Umroi, Meghalaya from 07 to 20 December 2019. 

  • The theme of 'HAND-IN-HAND 2019' with the theme of counterterrorism under the United Nations mandate.

About the Hand-in-Hand

  •  The Chinese contingent from the Tibet Military command comprising of 130 persona
  • The Indian Contingent of similar strength will participate in the 14-day long training exercise
  • The exercise is planned at the company level with respective Battalion Headquarters controlling the training.
  • The aim of the exercise is to practice joint planning and conduct of counter-terrorist operations in semi-urban terrain
  • The exercise schedule is focused 
  • Upon training on various lectures 
  • Drills associated with counter-terrorist handling
  • Firing with each other's weapons, 
  • Special heliborne operations 
  • Case studies of various operations carried out in counter terrorist environment
  • Two tactical exercises are scheduled during the training
  • one on one  counter terrorism scenario
  •  Humanitarian and Disaster Relief (HADR) operations.