Mechanised Infantry Regiment was formed in 1979 and has 27 battalions in its ranks. It is specially appointed in high altitude areas of Ladakh and Sikkim. The regimental center located in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. The regiment have the Motto of Valour & Faith. It is one of the youngest regiments in the army that was formed as a result of lessons learned in the 1965 Indo-Pak War.