It’s Official Now- Modi Government Appoints General Bipin Rawat As India’s First Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Its official: Modi Government Appoints Gen Bipin Rawat As India's First Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)
Its official: Modi Government Appoints Gen Bipin Rawat As India’s First Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

Shailesh Kumar, National Defence
New Delhi, 30 December 2019

It is official now. General Bipin Rawat becomes India’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS). Modi Government announces the name of General Bipin Rawat as first CDS.

 

Press statement issued by Ministry of Defence reads, “Government has decided to appoint General Bipin Rawat, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM. VSM, ADC as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) with effect from 31.12.2019 and until further orders and extension in service of General Bipin Rawat. PVSM, UYSM, AVSM. YSM, SM, VSM. ADC with effect from 31.12.2019 and till such period he holds the office of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).

General Bipin Rawat was commissioned into the Indian Army in December 1978 and is currently serving as Chief of Army Staff since 01.01.2017.
The officer is decorated with PVSM. UYSM. AVSM, YSM. SM. VSM and ADC to the Supreme Commander. 

 

 

 

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