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Amit Cowshish is a former Financial Advisor (Acquisition), Ministry of Defence. He is presently associated as a Distinguished Fellow with the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi, and as a Partner with Dua Associates, Advocates and Solicitors. A post-graduate in Political Science, he also holds an M Phil and LL B degrees. He has attended the National Security and Strategic Studies course at the National Defence College, New Delhi. He writes regularly on matters concerning financial management in defence, procurement policy and procedures, budget, planning and other related issues.
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Editor’s Note The issue of creation of a non-lapsable defence modernisation fund has been debated for long years in our context. However, the proposal has its own share of pitfalls. Th... Read more
Editor’s Note The Standing Committee for Defence has the onerous role of advising about the right amount of allocation under the Defence Head and optimal utilisation of allocated funds by th... Read more
An incomplete version of the much-awaited Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) 2016 was released on 28 March 2016 to coincide with the inauguration of the three-day Defexpo 2016 at Goa. The r... Read more
Inadequacy of budgetary allocation for defence is a perennial refrain in the strategic discourse in India. For a country that faces multiple security challenges, defence spend of less than 2... Read more