Earlier on Friday, Rawat visited the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi with his family and prayed for the safety of soldiers on borders.
"The Army has no shortage of arms. We have to keep modernizing weapons, arms as the technology is upgrading, and we are trying to bring in new and modernised technique ones in our Army," General Rawat said after attending the bicentenary celebration of 9 Gorkha Rifles at 39 Gorkha Training Centre in Varanasi.
General Rawat also informed that stone pelting incidents in the valley have decreased.
"Stone pelting incidents have come down to some extent. The Army, the Border Security Force (BSF), the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), the
Speaking on nomination of late Field Marshal KM Cariappa for Bharat Ratna, General Rawat said, "Final decision depends on the Government, whatever is decided will be acceptable."
Earlier on Friday, General Rawat visited the
"Prayed for the safety and security of our jawans on borders," he said.
The Army Chief was on a two-day visit in Varanasi along with his family members to attend the bicentenary celebration of 9 Gorkha Rifles at 39 Gorkha Training Centre.