Preference for Appointment of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS)

After the tragic death of General Bipin Rawat, the appointment of new CDS needs to be looked into.

After the untimely and tragic death of former CDS General Bipin Rawat, much attention has been focused on appointing a new Chief of Defense Staff (CDS). Bureaucracy is said to be responsible for preventing and delaying the appointment of new CDS as the appointment of CDS reduces the power of the bureaucracy. According to others the CDS is given the highest rank in the army. Responsibilities on CDS include implementation of tri-service cooperation, enhanced joint manpower, training between services, logistics, setting priorities on acquisitions, etc.