Vice chief officiating as Chief Of Personnel since March
The five member committee would include Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer Maj Navdeep Singh and Maj DP Singh, a disabled veteran who lost a limb in the Kargil conflict in 1999.
The proposal to establish two such heli-hubs, one each in the Northern Command and the Eastern Command, has been approved by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Bureaucrats, armed forces now have to get all expenditures approved first.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the policy is likely to be rolled out soon.
Defence Minister says blacklisting of firms by UPA govt was a ‘panic reaction’.
MoS Defence says days of UPA government’s policy paralysis towards the Northeast are over.
The CBI is already probing 108 individuals for wrongdoings in connection with DGR funds.
‘Not even a rupee’ of the fund was utilised and all the money had to be ‘surrendered.’
This was pointed out by the parliamentary standing committee on defence in its sixth report presented to the Lok Sabha.
The rule book has been blatantly violated by the DGR officials, according to the Preliminary Enquiries.
In September 2013, Narendra Modi, in his first public rally after being made the PM candidate, promised the implementation of OROP.
A PIL alleged that ‘sub-standard’ rifles were being given to border forces by the government.
The ostensible reason for India starting a separate process, away from the 126 aircraft deal, is to urgently meet the “critical operational necessity” of the IAF.
” The work is expected to be completed by December 2016,” the statement issued by Ministry of Defence reads.