Lt General Anil Chauhan (retired) took over as the new Chief of the Defence Staff at the defence head quarter in New Delhi on Friday Sept, 30,2022 morning. He inspected guard of honour at the lawn of defence HQ before being escorted by Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal V.R. Chaudhari, Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande and Vice Chief of the Naval Staff Vice Admiral S.N. Ghormade .
Lt General Anil Chauhan, former Army Commander, takes over as India's new Chief of the Defence Staff
Modi Government announced the appointment of Lt General Anil Chauhan (retired) as the new Chief of the Defence Staff more than nine months after the death of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat(retired), died in a helicopter crash