Gen Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC, Chief of Army Staff shared his thoughts
Gen Bipin Rawat, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM, ADC, Chief of Army Staff shared his thoughts on Changing Security paradigms and it impacts on the security of regional powers during his interaction with the participants of the Higher Defence Management Course at College of Defence Management, Secunderabad.
The talk was extremely relevant as the Officers attending the course are of Colonel or equivalent Ranks from the Army, Navy and Air force who are the future leaders of the armed forces. The participants also included officers of armed forces of friendly foreign countries attending the course at the College. The talk was aimed at providing the strategic perspective and guidance to stimulate management thought and develop strategic mindset among the officers to optimise the effectiveness of the armed forces in meeting the challenges to the National Security.
During the talk, the Chief of Army Staff stressed the relevance of strong armed forces, in fostering economic growth by providing a stable and secure environment for economic activities.
He opined on the need of carrying the neighbouring countries along towards economic prosperity. He pointed at the need for preparedness of security apparatus to contain internal security challenges.
He stressed on the salience of joint manship in the armed forces, which can suitably be nurtured at Tri service organisation like the College of Defence Management.