Mission Victory India has the unparalleled support of the Military Luminaries
"Victory India; the brainchild of Col Vinay Dalvi, has with the enlisted support of a galaxy of military luminaries has been turned into a veritable campaign for introspection and reform. It has delivered over the past decade five comprehensive compendiums of essays, focusing on every aspect of selection and training of our young combat leadership. The onus for stemming progressive deterioration of 'quality leadership' in the armed forces rests squarely on the senior hierarchy; the Service Chiefs as well as the Commander-in-Chief"
Admiral Arun Prakash, Former Chief of Naval Staff
It is the man behind the machine who counts
"Man behind the machine; remains a truism in spite of warfare being inundated by high technology. This campaign stresses on the officers who lead the soldiers, sailors and airmen and the critical need to comprehensively re-look and renew the selection and training of young officers. With over seven decades of our independence and experience of wars fought, both on Indian and foreign soil, the recommendations of our military experts must be examined with urgency and acted upon"
Lieutenant General Harbhajan Singh, PVSM, ex-SO-in-C
Transforming the Indian Military into a Lean, Mean Fighting Machine
"The essence of Victory India Campaign has been to transform the Indian Military into a modern, well trained, technologically competent fighting force with superior leadership skills and qualities"
Air Marshal Narayan Menon, PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, ex AOP, Air HQ
Incremental Improvement is the Difference between Life and Death
"Every organisation generally tends to improve overtime. The Armed Forces very survival depends on such improvements. So they do take this aspect seriously. In many exercises with foreign forces, our personnel have done exceedingly well which shows that our selection and training are on the right track.Evolutionary changes may be indicated but no revolutionary changes are needed. It is important to pick holes in the functioning of the military to keep them rooted ,lest they start believing themselves to be infallible! Criticism is important to progress. Most times it is painful but leads to improvement "
Air Marshal PP Raj Kumar, PVSM, AVSM, ex AOC-in-C, CAC, C-in-C, ANC, Comdt NDC, DCCI NDA
Victory India: A Vivid Synthesis of Thought-Provoking Essays
"The Victory India Campaign compendiums are indeed a vivid synthesis of numerous thought provoking articles,essays and papers addressing contemporary and germane military issues by many proficient veterans. Indian Armed Forces are the 'Nation's Last Bastion' and the officer cadre is its greatest strength. The Victory India Campaign books have been published at the most appropriate time/period and will go a long way in not only providing us the requisite tri-service and national dimension to aspects concerning officers' training but will also help in positively impacting the future quality of our military leadership"
Lieutenant General SK Gadeock, AVSM, ex Comdt DSSC
Quality Military Leadership - A Key to Victory India
"It is only when there is unchallenged or equal superiority of power, of exceptional warfare capabilities, of a known willingness to protect its people and its interests, that a nation can preserve its peace. Whilst there are many facets to building up these capabilities, it is quality military leadership that becomes the cutting edge of this bulwark to our peace and progress. The focus on the development of military leadership to achieve peace and prosperity by an assurance of being victorious in war, is the essence of Victory India campaign."
by Rear Admiral Vineet Bakhshi VSM, ex CO INS Shivaji
Victory India Furthering the Sacred Mission of the Armed Forces
"The efforts of ‘Team Victory India’ are actually overdue. This ‘Samudra Manthan’ is certain to yield the Amrit. The ‘Victory India Campaign’ is the real battle; forging the sword and shield and keeping them always ‘sharp’ and ‘strong’. Victory, no matter how high the cost, is a sacred mission of the Armed Forces since the stakes are very high: the Honour and Survival of the Motherland".
Air Commodore Suryakant Nijanand Bal, Retd
Candid Discussion and Introspection will ensure Victory India
Candid discussions, earnest introspection about selection and training and a determined effort to forge ahead with a modern mind set will certainly give a fillip to the psyche of officers in the Indian Armed Forces, and this will ensure 'Victory India' in any future conflict.
Cdr Mukund Yeolekar, Retd
Pillars of the Victory India Campaign
The Mission Victory India (2020) website has been built on the support provided by five pillars (volumes) of the Victory India Campaign. The foundation of this edifice is the book, "Role Model: A Key to Character Development" (2010) & Sun Tzu's "The Art of War" pocketbook (2012).
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