General Bipin Rawat Asks Officials For Air Defence Command Plan By June 30
Friday, January 3, 2020, 12:27 PM
In one of his first-decisions, Chief of Defence-Staff General Bipin Rawat has issued directions to prepare a roadmap by June-30 to create an air defence command to enhance security of India's skies. He also underlined that efforts will be made to cut out infructuous ceremonial activities which are manpower intensive, officials said. General-Rawat also set out priorities for execution of various initiatives by December-31.
"1+1+1 Combine Of 3 Services Should Add Up To 5 Or 7": General Bipin Rawat
Thursday, January 2, 2020, 9:08 AM
Stressing on integration between Army, Navy and Air-Force, Chief of Defence-Staff-General Bipin Rawat said it is important to ensure that "1+1+1 combine" of the three services adds up to "5 or 7 and not 3" through synergised action. Gen Rawat, who took charge as CDS, said the synergised-effort of the services should not be the sum of the whole, but much more than that.
General Bipin Rawat's Official Car Bears New Flag
Thursday, January 2, 2020, 9:03 AM
Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat's car now bears a new flag, symbolising his appointment at the new post and outlining his stature as the Defence Chief. Earlier, the Additional Directorate General of Public Information (ADGPI) of Ministry of Defence tweeted the image of the flag which bears the Indian flag along with insignia on a red background.