Who among the following will be the first Chief of Defence Staff?
Correct Answer : a ) Bipin RawatExplanation :
General Bipin Rawat is appointed as the first Chief of Defence Staff. CDS will head Department of Military Affairs and his work would be:
- It will look into the issues of all the three wings of the military.
- It will look over the Territorial Army.
- It will be the head of the integrated headquarters of the Ministry of Defence.
- It will manage all the procurement related to three services except capital acquisitions.
It will also act as the Permanent Chairman of Chief of Staff Committee. It will also act as a principal military advisor to the government and Prime Minister led Nuclear Command Authority.
He has been given the status of 4-star general equivalent rank of the CDS.
Hence, A is the correct answer.
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