Series of ‘Exercise SHAKTI’ between India and France commenced in year 2011. Its a biennial exercise and is conducted alternately in India and France. As part of Exercise SHAKTI – 2019, French Army troops arrived in India for training with Indian Troops.

The bilateral training exercise is conducted at Foreign Training Node at Mahajan Field Firing Ranges, Rajasthan.

Source: PIB

Relevant for GS Prelims