The Services (especially the Army) have been functioning with a shortage of approx. 20–30% in the officer ranks alone since the 1970s. All the efforts to find a solution have failed primarily due to lack of a cohesive understanding between the users and the scientific/research wing of the MoD.
Brigadier LC Patnaik
Brig LC Patnaik was an Infantry Officer having vast experience in all theaters of war and types of operations. He has handled crucial military diplomatic challenges and has experience as Prez SSB.