This is an abstract of a talk delivered by Col Vinay Dalvi, Founder/Director of MVI, at the Sports Authority of India Conference (SAICON) at New Delhi in December 2017. Reproduced here for the larger benefit of the Indian military fraternity.
The quality of 'Professional Military Education' in the Indian Armed Forces has been a long pending area of discourse, with the subject only recently coming to the arena of public discussion. Part-2 of this debate continues to bring a diversity of views on PME.
The quality of 'Professional Military Education' in the Indian Armed Forces has been a long pending area of discourse, with the subject only recently coming to the arena of public discussion. This debate aims to bring a diversity of Tri-Service views on PME.
This profile is dedicated to Brigadier Basant K Ponwar (Retd) for his outstanding services in the 1971 Indo-Pak War for the liberation of Bangladesh and over half a century of ongoing contributions to the nation's Counter-Insurgency efforts.
An article by IAF veteran and security analyst, Group Captain TP Srivastava (Retd) headlined: ‘Indo-US Military Alliance: BECA’ has sparked a diversity of views and initiated a healthy debate among defence and foreign policy analysts.
Do Indian Generals of the day have the spunk to tell the Govt of the day: "Pay the national insurance premium for national security now or face disintegration. Do not expect the Armed Forces to starve by tightening its belt."
Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels: Senior Serving Officers Respond to the DMA’s Double Bogey! (Part-2)
The debate over the 'contentious' development regarding the DMA proposed 'retirement' & 'pension' policy continues with 'bombshell' responses by two senior officers presently serving in the Indian Army.
The recent letter by the Department of Military Affairs (DMA) on 'retirement' & 'pension' policy has irked several...in both the Veteran and Serving Fraternities, many of whom have vehemently opposed lopsided nature of these policy considerations in this 'No Holds Barred' debate by (MVI)
"The APTC Officer shortfall must be made up with a selection of high quality, dedicated and committed officers that would be an asset to the Corps and the Army. Quality of officers must be given overriding priority rather than just filling vacancies." -Maj Gen VK Madhok-
"In recent times there has been a spate of deplorable incidents that have regrettably brought dishonour and disgrace to our Armed Forces. This lends credence to the belief that we are not any more that feared, professional and integrated fighting force."
Should a CO, be directly involved and personally conducting small unit tactical operations risking the onerous responsibility of his command? Do we not have competent, inspired and dynamic younger officers to lead such lower level tactical Operations?
"In essence, what we are seeking is the best utilization of our resources to achieve our objective of territorial integrity. How do we maximise the taxpayer’s money? True, it calls for uncommon coordination between the controllers of these resources."
This is an PDF version of a PowerPoint presentation presented by Mission Victory India, Director Col. Vinay B Dalvi on the incorporation of Sports medicine in military training at SAICON, held in New Delhi.