As per a recent news report, the Chief has ordered a study to look at increasing the availability of officers in units. With shortage of officers reaching alarming levels of almost one fifth of the sanctioned strength, the concern and urgency is understandable. Rising cases of discord, assault and affray in units are disturbing manifestations
Shortage of officers
People are leaving – whether it’s the US Army or Indian – they are finding greener pastures. Is this a new phenomenon? Not according to Norman Dixon.
Some facets other than modernisation that are vie for urgent attention of the new army chief.
Image via Wikipedia Some thoughts by Brig Harwant Singh on Shortage of Officers : a Simple Solution posted here with his kind consent. Dear Friends , 1. Please refer to mail below by”Swordarm’. 2. An other suggestion is to make career in the Services an ‘Open Ended’ one as given below . This article was