The Quad comprises India, Japan, Australia and the US. The four countries have maintained that the group intends to promote shared democratic ideologies and ensure a free and inclusive Indo-Pacific.
India has all along been maintaining that the onus is on China to carry forward the process of disengagement and de-escalation at the friction points in the mountainous region.
Addressing an annual press conference in New Delhi, General Naravane said Indian forces had to rise to the occasion in dealing with challenges last year.
The Army Chief noted that cross-border terrorism continues to be 'a serious threat' despite efforts to curb it.
The chief of Army staff also said that the situation in eastern Ladakh is quite stable.
India is in the process of repairing ties with Nepal, which took a hit earlier in the year after Nepal published a new political map in May.
The joint visit is seen as an attempt to reboot the relationship with the eastern neighbour
The Army chief said India has been continuously engaging with China both at the military and diplomatic levels to resolve the border dispute.
The Chief of Army Staff reviewed the overall security situation in the region with Northern Army Commander, Commander of the 14 Corps and other senior Army officials.
Gen Naravane also visited an Army hospital where 18 soldiers injured in the clash in Galwan Valley on June 15 are undergoing treatment.
Naravane said the ongoing dialogue will sort out all the perceived differences between the two countries.
General Bipin Rawat said the Indian Air Force will conduct flypasts from Srinagar to Thiruvananthapuram, from Dibrugarh to Kutch as thanksgiving to the coronavirus warriors.
Speaking on the situation in Jammu and Kashmir, Gen Naravane said terror incidents have seen a downturn and the Army is maintaining pressure on terror groups.
The armed forces have a "zero tolerance against terrorism", Army chief Gen M M Naravane said in his address at the 72nd Army Day function.
Taking to Twitter on the occasion of Army Day, the prime minister said: 'Our Army is known for its valour & professionalism. It is also respected for its humanitarian spirit'.
General Manoj Mukund Naravane in his recent interview had indicated that the Indian Army is ready to integrate Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) with India if Parliament orders so.
Indian Army chief Gen Naravane has said that his force can take control of PoK if it gets orders from the political authority.
The Army chief pointed out that a Parliamentary resolution states that the entire Jammu and Kashmir region is a part of India.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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