What is “Surya Kiran”?

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The 16th Edition of exercise “SURYA KIRAN” will be conducted at Nepal Army Battle School, Saljhandi, and continue up to 29 December 2022.

About the Exercise ‘Surya Kiran’:

  • It is an Indo-Nepal joint army training exercise.
  • It is conducted annually between India and Nepal with the aim to enhance interoperability in jungle warfare and counter-terrorism operations in mountainous terrain and Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) under UN mandate.
  • Nepal Army soldiers of Shree Bhawani Baksh Battalion and Indian Army soldiers from the 5 GR are participating in the exercise.


Q1) When did the first Surya Kiran Exercise start?

The first Indo-Nepal joint army training exercise known as Surya Kiran started in 2011.

Source: All India Radio