Context: Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Gen. Bipin Rawat is scheduled to chair a meeting with the Vice-Chiefs of the three services, the Chief of Integrated Defence Staff, and the representatives from the Ministries of Defence, Home and Finance. This meeting is part of a broad plan to create four integrated tri-service (theatre) commands. What is a theatre command? A theatre command is a military structure wherein all the assets… Continue reading CDS to chair meet on theatre commands
News:The Ministry of Defence(MoD) has approved the rules of business for the newly created Department of Military Affairs(DMA). Facts: About Department of Military Affairs(DMA): The Department of Military Affairs(DMA) is headed by the Chief of Defence Staff(CDS). It is the fifth department in the Ministry of Defence(MoD).The others being the Department of Defence, the Department… Continue reading Department of Military Affairs(DMA)
News: General Bipin Rawat has been appointed as the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) Facts: CDS: It is a permanent position for a combined head of the tri-services i.e. Army, Navy and Air Force. The CDS will be a Four-star General. Role and Functions: 1. Be the principal military adviser to the Defence… Continue reading Explained: What are role, powers of CDS?