Tag: Chief of Defence Staff

General Bipin Rawat assumes charge of first Chief of Defence Staff

NEW DELHI: General Bipin Rawat assumed office of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) here today. As the CDS, General Rawat will be the Principal Military Advisor to the Raksha Mantri on all Tri-Services matters. He will also head Department of Military Affairs (DMA). The CDS will have a key role in ensuring optimum utilisation […]

India approves creation of post of Chief of Defence Staff

NEW DELHI: In a landmark decision with tremendous reform in higher defence management in the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi has approved to create the post of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) in the rank of a four-star General with salary and perquisites equivalent to a Service Chief. […]

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