1. Staff Duties
Directorate is one of the oldest Directorate at Army Headquarters
and traces its history to the time of Independence. Over a period of
time it has evolved to the present stage and is now headed by a Lt
Gen and is divided into various Groups and Sections; with each
section geared up to execute a specific task.
2. The Directorate plays a key role in coordinating and smooth
functioning of Integrated Headquarters of Ministry of Defence
(Army). It also provides an official interface with the Ministry of
Defence and Ministry of External Affairs on many matters pertaining
to the Army.
3. Staff Duties Directorate is aimed to achieving a reckonable
competence in International Peace keeping and Training Teams
standards, by systematic selection, training, induction, supervision
and de-induction of all Indian contingents / individuals
participating in United Nations Peace Keeping Missions and Training
4. Staff Duties Directorate is also responsible for obtaining
Government approvals for any new unit being created or any existing
unit being disbanded. The Directorate also keeps a check on manpower
authorization to various establishments of the Army.
5. The Directorate is also mandated to chart out the location of all
units and issues instructions on permanent relief move of units of
all Arms thereby ensuring optimum resources are available to field
formations as per their task.