Friday, September 8, 2017
Centre approves Army's cadre review policy : Adjt Gen of the Army Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar said the upgradation would take place over a span of 5 years.
New Delhi: The government has approved a long-awaited cadre review policy for Junior Commissioned Officers and other rank-holders in the Army, a step which will offer higher career progression to nearly 1.45 lakh personnel of the force, a senior Army official said on Friday.
Adjutant General of the Army Lieutenant General Ashwani Kumar said the upgradation would take place over a span of five years.
"The third cadre review has been approved by the government on September 1. This is for upgradation of JCOs and Other Ranks," he said.
The decision was conveyed to former Army chiefs by incumbent General Bipin Rawat at the biennial Chiefs' Conclave where they were also apprised about overall security challenges facing the country, including on the borders with China and Pakistan.