Shekatkar Committee Current Affairs, GK & News

Army Commanders’ Conference held in New Delhi

On May 29, 2020, Army Commanders Conference was held in New Delhi. The event was held in two phases. Highlights The Conference was chaired by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. The existing and developing security challenges were discussed in the conference. The conference also discussed human resource management issues and merger of training establishments. Also, ..

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GoI implements Shekatkar Committee to create border infrastructure

On May 18, 2020, the Government of India implemented the recommendations made by the Shekatkar Committee to create border infrastructure. Highlights The GoI based on the recommendation of the committee has adopted Engineering Procurement Contract (EPC) to execute the works that costs more than Rs 100 crores. The recommendation of the committee to enhance procurement ..

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CCS approves first phase of Army reforms

The Union Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved implementation of first phase of reforms pertaining to the Indian Army based on recommendations of Lt Gen Shekatkar Committee. The purpose of reforms is to enhance combat capability and also optimize and rebalance defence expenditure of Indian Army in phased ..

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Government approves Shekatkar Committee recommendations to reform military

The Union Defence Ministry has approved most of the proposals of a committee of experts, headed by Lt. Gen. D.B. Shekatkar (Retd) to bring host of reforms in the military and improve financial management. Around 90 recommendations have been of the committee were approved. Most of these recommendations are measures to increase coordination among the ..

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