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MP Gupta set to be Director in Defence Ministry

Mahendra Prakash Gupta (ITS) has been selected for the post of Director in the Ministry of Defence, the order came on Tuesday
New Delhi: Mahendra Prakash Gupta (ITS) is set to be Director in the Ministry of Defence. He has been selected for the appointment in the Ministry of Defence, an order from the Department of Personnel & Traning (DoPT) said on Tuesday. According to the order, Gupta has been selected for the appointment as Director in the Ministry of Defence, Delhi under the Central Staffing Scheme (CSS) for a period of five years from the date of taking over charge of the post or until further orders, whichever earlier. Gupta is an Indian Telecommunication Service (ITS) officer of 2001-batch. He was recommended for Central deputation by the Department of Telecommunication (DoT).
Mahendra Prakash Gupta is an Indian Telecommunication Service (ITS) officer of 2001-batch. He was recommended for Central deputation by the Department of Telecommunication

Ministry of Defence (MoD)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) is charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Indian armed forces. The President is the ceremonial commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the country. The Ministry of Defence provides policy framework and resources to the armed forces to discharge their responsibility in the context of the defence of the country. The Indian Armed Forces including Indian Army, Indian Air Force, Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard under the Ministry of Defences, are primarily responsible for ensuring the territorial integrity of the nation