Chief of Defence Staff

Topics covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Chief of Defence Staff What to study? For prelims and mains: CDS- need, roles and functions, practice so far and significantly. Context: The outgoing Army chief, Gen. Bipin Rawat, has been appointed as the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). As per the notification …

What is the office of Chief of Defence staff (CDS)? Discuss the significance of such a post to the Indian setup.

Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 1. What is the office of Chief of Defence staff (CDS)? Discuss the significance of such a post to the Indian setup. (250 words) The Hindu Why this question: The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved …

Chief of Defence Staff

Topics covered: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate. Chief of Defence Staff What to study? For prelims and mains: CDS- need, roles and functions, practice so far and significantly. Context: The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved the creation of a chief of defence staff (CDS). About CDS: He will be the single-point military adviser …