Indian Army set for reform initiatives; to restructure 57,000 staff posts

In a major move, the defence ministry has decided to carry out a series of reform initiatives in the Indian Army, including restructuring of around 57,000 posts of officers.

PTI August 30, 2017 18:44:03 IST
Indian Army set for reform initiatives; to restructure 57,000 staff posts

 New Delhi: In a major move, the defence ministry has decided to carry out a series of reform initiatives in the Indian Army, including restructuring of around 57,000 posts of officers and other staff.

Indian Army set for reform initiatives to restructure 57000 staff posts

File image of Arun Jaitley. PTI

Defence minister Arun Jaitley said 65 out of 99 recommendations of the Shekatkar Committee have been accepted by the government.

The panel was appointed to recommend measures to enhance combat capability of the armed forces.

The reform process will include restructuring of various repair bases of the Army besides ensuring structural improvement of the National Cadet Corps (NCC).

 

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