Union Cabinet approves creation of India's first CDS position

Published: Dec 24, 2019, 04:40 PM(IST)
Union Cabinet Committee on Security on December 24 approved the creation of the post of the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). This is a four star position being created as part of a defence management overhaul. CDS will be the single-point military adviser to the government as suggested by the Kargil Review Committee in 1999. CDS will head the department of military affairs with salary equivalent to Service Chiefs. #India #CDS #ChiefofDefenceStaff
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