The 30th Annual Conference of Tri-services Training Commands was held on 10 November 2016 at Kochi. The conference was chaired by Vice Admiral AR Karve, AVSM, the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief Southern Naval Command and co-chaired by Lieutenant General DR Soni, VSM, the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army Training Command and Air Marshal SRK Nair, AVSM, VM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief.
Initiated in November 1997 by Chiefs of Staff Committee, the conference focuses on achieving greater synergy between the three Services in training matters. In addition, the conference also provides a forum for the staff from the three Training Commands to interact on professional issues and training methodologies.
The conference is held in rotation at Headquarters Army Training Command, Shimla, Headquarters Southern Naval Command, Kochi and Headquarters Training Command, Bengaluru.