Articles By Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal

Women Officers in the Indian Army: A Reality Check

Women Officers in the Indian Army: A Reality Check

By: Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal | Issue: Vol. 31.2 Apr-Jun 2016 | Date: 21 Aug , 2016

Employment of women officers in the Indian Armed Forces is no longer an issue to be trifled with. Their track record in the areas of expertise that they have been employed in so far clearly...

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Operational Importance of AFSPA

Operational Importance of AFSPA

By: Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal | Issue: Vol. 27.2 Apr-Jun 2012 | Date: 28 Jul , 2014

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA)-1958 was enacted by the Parliament on September 11, 1958, to provide necessary powers and legal protection to the Armed Forces while carrying out...

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Siachen Again!

Siachen Again!

By: Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal | Issue: Vol 27.3 Jul-Sep 2012 | Date: 07 Jul , 2014

De-militarisation is a process that consists of several logical steps: ceasefire, authentication, demarcation, withdrawal, re-deployment and verification. It is a concept that formal and informal...

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Army: Management of Human Capital - III

Army: Management of Human Capital - III

By: Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal | Issue: Vol. 26.4 Oct-Dec 2011 | Date: 24 Dec , 2011

Maintaining the Image of the Army. The image that the Army has built up over the years of being the ‘Last Bastion’ has given it a place of reverence in the society. Being a part of this...

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 Army: Management of Human Capital - II

Army: Management of Human Capital - II

By: Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal | Issue: Vol. 26.4 Oct-Dec 2011 | Date: 23 Dec , 2011

Human Capital Management: Management at the Induction Stage Manpower in the Army comprises all ranks including civilians manning its establishments. Manpower planning involves issues related to...

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Army: Management of Human Capital - I

Army: Management of Human Capital - I

By: Lt Gen Mukesh Sabharwal | Issue: Vol. 26.4 Oct-Dec 2011 | Date: 22 Dec , 2011

“Human Resource Development is an essential command function and, in this context, it needs to be understood that the soldier of tomorrow has to be an innovator who can combine imagination and...

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