લશ્કરી બાબતોના વિભાગને આર્મી, નેવી, એરફોર્સના સંયુક્ત સચિવો રાખવા

લશ્કરી બાબતોના વિભાગને આર્મી, નેવી, એરફોર્સના સંયુક્ત સચિવો રાખવા

લશ્કરી બાબતોના વિભાગને આર્મી, નેવી, એરફોર્સના સંયુક્ત સચિવો રાખવા


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NEW DELHI: The Department of Military Affairs, headed by

Chief

of Defence Staff

General Bipin Rawat

, will have three joint secretaries from the

Army

,

Navy

and the

Air Force

,

sources

said on Wednesday.

From the civilian side, there are currently two IAS officers — Rajeev Singh Thakur and Shantanu — in the Department of Military Affairs (DMA).

With the appointment of three joint secretary-rank officers, the DMA will have a blend of civilian and military officers.

The joint secretaries will be of the ranks of Major General, Rear Admiral and Air Vice Marshal, the sources said.

A total 13 deputy secretaries, 25 under secretaries and 22 section officers have been transferred to the DMA.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day speech, had spoken about creating the post of Chief of

Defence Staff

for better synergy between the three armed forces.

Accordingly, Rawat was appointed the CDS. The CDS also acts as the principal military advisor to the defence minister.