Chief of Defence Staff

Punjab CM Amarinder hails PM Modi’s decision to appoint Chief of Defence Staff

Amarinder said the move would go a long way in improving the command and control system of the Indian armed forces.

published on : 17th August 2019

Nothing new, Chief of Defence Staff pending for long, long time, says Congress on Modi's announcement

The creation of the CDS post was first recommended soon after the 1999 Kargil War with Pakistan but it could not be done over the years.

published on : 16th August 2019

Chief of Defence Staff: A revolutionary idea whose time has come

The need to create a CDS was first proposed by the K Subrahmanyam committee, which was constituted following the Kargil war in 1999.

published on : 16th August 2019

PM Modi announces creation of Chief of Defence Staff for better synergy among armed forces

The recommendation for the appointment of the single point military advisor to the government of India was hanging fire since the Kargil Review Committee and the Group of Ministers.

published on : 15th August 2019