Integrated Defence Staff
Date Raised : 2001-10-01 Location : New Delhi
To ensure a high degree of synergy between the Armed forces, the Government has set up the Integrated Defence Staff, headed by the Chief of Integrated Staff as the Chairman. It was created on 1 October 2001 based on the recommendations of the Group of Ministers which was set up in 2000 (post-Kargil) to review India's defence management It acts as the point organisation for integration of policy, doctrine, war fighting and procurement by employing best management practices.
|Dates||Rank & Name||Number||Remarks||Location||Photo|
|01 Oct 08 to 31 Dec 10||Air Marshal Suresh Chandra Mukul||12930 F(P)||CIDS||New Delhi|
|01 Jul 14 to 29 Feb 16||Air Marshal Pochana Prasad Reddy||15008 F(P)||CIDS||New Delhi|
|01 Oct 21 to||Air Marshal Balabhadra Radha Krishna||17326 F(P)||CIDS||New Delhi|