Maximum age limit for chief of defence staff put at 65
Updated : December 29, 2019 08:27 PM IST
In a landmark decision, the Cabinet Committee on Security on Tuesday approved the creation of the CDS who will act as the principal military adviser to the defence minister on all matters relating to tri-services.
According to rules, the service chiefs can serve for a maximum period of three years or till attaining the age of 62, whichever is early.
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