‘Delayed action’ on Army proposals a thing of the past – DETAILS

In the bad old days, a chief of the Army, Navy or Air Force would send a proposal to the Ministry of Defence and give up hope: very little, they imagined, would happen in their term. Maybe, his successors would benefit from his initiative. No longer.

The flurry of initiatives sent by the Army chief, General Bipin Rawat, have been favourably received by the government. So much so, it has suggested the initiatives be divided into two parts: the ones that can be done almost automatically, within the ministry, sometimes citing operational necessity, and the others, that would require financial clearance and would naturally, have to go to the Finance Ministry and other parts of the government.

Among the proposals that General Rawat has submitted to the government include moving the Rashtriya Rifles HQ to the Northern Command in Udhampur.   Read More

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