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Defence ministry trims Army flab; 57,000 soldiers will shift t...

Shekatkar Committee reforms to shave Rs 25,000 cr off defence budget Last Updated at August 31, 2017 08:09 IST Business Standard, 1 month ago

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Shekatkar panel recommendations accepted, 57,000 Armymen to be redeployed: Jaitley

In a major reform concerning the Indian Army, the government has accepted the first batch of 65 recommendations of the Lt General D.B. Shekatkar (retd) committee which will result in redeployment of 57,000 personnel for various other required duties.Finance ...
 Prokerala1 month ago Arun Jaitley says 57,000 army men to be redeployed following Shekatkar panel guidelines  First Post.com1 month ago Cabinet Decision: Army to be made more agile with better teeth-to-tail ratio  Deccan Herald1 month ago Around 57,000 Army personnel to be redeployed to increase tooth to tail ratio  Prokerala1 month ago
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Indian Army set for massive reforms, Defence Ministry accepts recommendation of Shekatkar Committee

Union Cabinet which met in New Delhi on Wednesday was informed that a reform process in the Indian Army has been approved in a planned manner. In a first ever exercise after Independence, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley after an extensive consultation has ...
 DNA1 month ago Indian Army set for reform initiatives  State Times1 month ago

Doklam effect: Army to boost infrastructure along China border

  Close on the heels of the Doklam standoff, organisational changes are likely in some of the key army formations besides steps to boost infrastructure along the nearly 4,000 km-long Sino-India border including around the areas of dispute. The decisions were taken at the army's commanders conference which extensively deliberated on the Doklam face off with China besides analysing all possible security challenges on the northern border, official sources said.   They said there ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Def Min reviews implementation of reforms in Army

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took stock of the progress in implementing the ambitious reform process in the Indian Army under which nearly 57,000 officers and other ranks are being redeployed to enhance the combat capability of the force.The government ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago Sitharaman reviews progress of Army reform  Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Can Sitharaman get the defence dinosaur moving?

The defence minister has 20 months to learn the military's ethos, culture and to publicly bat for an organisation that feels increasingly marginalised and underappreciated, notes Ajai Shukla. IMAGE: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman understands the working of a helicopter at the Naliya air base in Gujarat. Photograph: Kind courtesy @nsitharaman/Twitter Early morning on May 24, 2004, when Pranab Mukherjee, the surprise defence minister of the surprise United Progressive Alliance government ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Sitharaman has a lot to do

'She has to get the funds, cut through bureaucratic flab, speed up modernisation, ensure planned acquisitions stick to timelines, make organisational changes and ensure the military is capable of performing the task that it is given,' says Brigadier S K Chatterjee (retd). The spotlight is on Nirmala Sitharaman. She has already shattered the glass ceiling and India has its first woman defence minister in saddle. The obvious question is what are her likely priorities as she settles down in the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Madam Raksha Mantri, this is what you need to do first!

'She must first change the Rules of Business 1961 that makes the defence secretary and not the defence minister responsible for the defence of the country!' advises Colonel Anil A Athale (retd). Congratulations to the new defence minister on breaking yet another glass ceiling by becoming the first full time woman defence minister. Women entered the armed forces some time ago and it was only a matter of time that they crossed the final frontier, so to speak. But it would be unfair to dwell ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Ministry of Defence approves first batch of reforms in Indian Army  Sify1 month ago

What the Raksha Mantri needs to do

'It is the government's most important duty to ensure that when war breaks out, the armed forces are absolutely ready to face the adversary -- well equipped, well trained and in high spirits,' says Brigadier Gurmeet Kanwal (retd). IMAGE: Soldiers search for terrorists in Lachipora in Uri, Jammu and Kashmir, September 20, 2016. Photograph: Umar Ganie Prime Minister Narendra D Modi has handed over the reins of the ministry of defence (MoD) to Nirmala Sitharaman, a trusted colleague in the Union ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Jaitley may not keep 2 portfolios for long

FC Bureau City: New Delhi Prime minister Narendra Modi is expected to carry out a major cabinet reshuffle with Union minister Arun Jaitley, who heads finance and defence ministries, hinting on Thursday that he may not retain one of the two portfolios for ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 month ago
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