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Defence ministry’s campaign against plastic

The Ministry of Defence has launched a massive campaign in line with the Swachh Bharat Mission in December. All three armed forces along with other defence agencies are to participate in the events. The theme for the campaign is, ‘Plastic Se Raksha, Swachhata He Suraksha’. The Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Duard, National Cadet Corps, ..

Bipin Rawat appointed as chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee

Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat has become the new chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC). He succeeded IAF chief – Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. The COSC is consists of chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the senior most member is appointed its chairperson. The Chairman of ..

Chief of Defence Staff

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on Independence Day has announced the institution of the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) who will be above the three Service Chiefs. This is one of the biggest reforms in the military and it is expected to bring in jointness and tri-service integration. ..

First full-fledged Services Selection Board (SSB) of Indian Navy opened in Kolkata

The first full-fledged Services Selection Board (SSB) of Indian Navy has been inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba at Diamond Harbour near Kolkata. The SSB (Kolkata) will boost the induction of officers, both men and women, into the Indian Navy. Its location will reduce the travel time and effort for candidates from northern and ..

Rajendra Kumar Nayak appointed as Controller General of Defence Accounts

Rajendra Kumar Nayak, the 1983 batch officer of Indian Defence Accounts Service , has been appointed as the new Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA). With over 35 years of experience, Nayak has held important assignments in the Defence Accounts Department and on deputation in the Government of India. He has vast and varied experience ..

Gargi Kaul Appointed as Secretary of Defence Finance

Centre has approved the appointment of Senior bureaucrat Gargi Kaul as Secretary (Defence Finance), Defence Ministry as part of Bureaucratic reshuffle by the government. Kaul is a 1984-batch officer of the Indian Audit and Accounts Service (IA&AS). Kaul is at present Financial Advisor, Defence Services in the Defence Ministry.

Rajeev Chopra appointed as DG of National Cadet Corps (NCC)

Lt Gen Rajeev Chopra has taken charge as new Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC) in New Delhi. Commissioned in the Madras Regiment in December 1980, Lt Gen Chopra is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla and Indian Military Academy, Dehradun. The NCC is an Indian military cadet corps with its headquarters ..

Saurabh Kumar appointed as Chairman of Ordnance Factory Board

Saurabh Kumar, a 1982-batch Indian Ordnance Factory Service officer, has taken charge as new Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) in Kolkata. An expert in the manufacture of ordnance, Kumar was on deputation to the Ministry of Defense as the director of planning and coordination from 2002 ..