Colonel PK 'Royal' Mehershi (Retd), a clinical psychologist and author of the Indian Army's 2007 internal report on 'suicides and fratricides.' addresses stress related issues in the Indian Army with a summary of his 80 page study on military mental health.
"The Indian Army, a product of the British Colonial army, created structured & nourished by the British to further their limited interests has over a span of 70 odd years after Independence developed flaws in its basic structure. I will elaborate..."
"It is all good when accolades and rewards come their way for an operation well done and executed by subordinates. According to the law of averages for some missions that don’t go as per plan and get the desired result there is always a moral escape route, feign ignorance!"
"From obsolete equipment to WW II recruitment techniques. What can India do to have a Military ready to fight future wars of the 21’st Century? We need to urgently focus on the following in Military Psychology to prepare our Military to win!"
"The informed intelligentsia and the media which shapes opinion needs to be more supportive of the Army, by raising the level of debate regarding modernization of equipment, conditions of living, pay, perks and salaries of the soldier."
Smart Turnout is, in fact, a regimental term, meaning ‘to look your absolute best, and have a stylish appearance about one’s self’. Wearing uniforms and coats can make people more conscious of their duties and encourage them to pay more attention to their jobs.