New Delhi: Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre on Tuesday expressed the need to take adequate steps to counter stress-related manifestations in soldiers and gave a message that the Indian government is there to support the jawans and their families in every situation.
"This is not the problem only with the soldiers, it is the problem of the entire human race and it is increasing day by day. As compared to the human race it is quite less, but still the incidents are increasing. We only have to give one message to our jawans that, `We are with you and your family`," said Bhamre while addressing the 58th conference of International Military Testing Association (IMTA).
He said that the event such as IMTA would provide an excellent platform for all delegates and appreciated the theme of the 4-day conference `Psychological Assessment: Shaping the future Soldier`.
Bhamre said that the shaping could take place by optimizing the soldier`s performance.Around 127 delegates from 21 countries, including hosts India are participating in the conference.