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Cabinet approves creation of the post of Chief of Defence Staff in the rank of four star General

Dec 24th, 2019 7:18 pm | By | Category: LATEST NEWS

Bel Army chief
(THE NEWSMAN OF INDIA.COM)
In a landmark decision with tremendous reform in higher defence management in the country, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved to create the post of Chief of Defence Staff in the rank of a four-star General with salary and perquisites equivalent to a Service Chief. The Chief of Defence Staff will also head the Department of Military Affairs (DMA), to be created within the Ministry of Defence and function as its Secretary.

CDS will be deal with the Department of Military Affairs, The Armed Forces of the Union, namely, the Army, the Navy and the Air Force. Integrated Headquarters of the Ministry of Defence comprising Army Headquarters, Naval Headquarters, Air Headquarters and Defence Staff Headquarters.
The Territorial Army. Works relating to the Army, the Navy and the Air Force.Procurement exclusive to the Services except capital acquisitions, as per prevalent rules and procedures.

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