Army chief Bipin Rawat to take over as COSC chairman: 28.09.2019

COSC के अध्यक्ष के रूप में कार्यभार संभालने के लिए सेना प्रमुख बिपिन रावत चुने गए

Points to Remember:

  • Army chief General Bipin Rawat will take over as the chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC).
  • He will replace Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa who will be retiring by the end of this month.
  • The Army Chief is scheduled to retire on December 31.
  • Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa had taken charge of Chairman of COSC from then Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on May 29.

About COSC :

  • The Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) comprises chiefs of the Army, the Navy and the Air Force and the senior most member is appointed its chairperson.
  • The senior-most among the chiefs of the three services is appointed as the chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee.
  • The Chairman of COSC is tasked with ensuring synergy among the three services and evolve common strategy to deal with external security challenges facing the country.

Current holders:

  • Army Chief: Bipin Rawat
  • Air Chief Marshal: Birender Singh Dhanoa
  • Navy Chief: Karambir Singh
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Recently who will take over as the chairman of Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC)? Bipin Rawat
  2. In context to defence, what does COSC stands for? Chiefs of Staff Committee

 

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