Integrated Defense Staff


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  Appointment Rank and Name Serial No. Appt. Date Comm. Date
1 Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) Admiral Sureesh Mehta 00727-A 28 Sept 2007 July 1967
2 Chief of Integrated Service Command (CISC) Lieutenant General Hardev Singh Lidder IC-19009 02 Mar 2006 July 1967
3 C-in-C, Strategic Nuclear Command Vice Admiral Vijay Shankar   03 July 2004 Oct 1966
4 C-in-C, Andaman & Nicobar Command        
5 Deputy-CIDS (Medical)        
6 Deputy-CIDS (Planning)        
7 Deputy-CIDS (Operations)        
8 Deputy-CIDS (Intelligence) Lieutenant General Autar Singh IC-16632 17 Feb 2004 1965
9 Deputy-CIDS (Doctrine, Organisation & Training)        
10 Assistant-CIDS (Intelligence) Air Vice Marshal S C Malhan      
11 Assistant-CIDS (Joint Operations) Air Vice Marshal J S Gujral      
12 Assistant-CIDS (Technical Manager, D.P.B.) Air Vice Marshal S L Sud      
13 Assistant-CIDS (Perspective Plans & Force Structure) Air Vice Marshal M Dixit      
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