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  • Col. K C Dixit was Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. <a href="/profile/kcdixit">Click here for detailed profile</a>.

    Building Army’s Human Resource for Sub-conventional Warfare

    Building Army’s Human Resource for Sub-conventional Warfare
    • Publisher: Pentagon Security International
      2012

    This book portrays how the peculiarities of subconventional warfare impact the soldiers and what needs to be done to address the ill effects by various agencies at macro as well as micro level. Specifically, it brings out the methodology to sustain motivation of troops in this special warfare and suggests measures to optimize their stress levels. Through this book, the author has brought out various issues which cause extraordinary stress among army personnel operating in sub-conventional warfare environment.

    • ISBN 9788182746039,
    • Price: ₹. 695/-
    2012

    Enhancing Soldiers’ Capability for Counter-Insurgency Operations

    Demands from society and family are higher on soldiers and, thus contribute towards greater stress. Therefore, desired capacities have to be built in our recruitment system, training philosophy, training methodology, training infrastructure in training academies, regimental training centres, divisional training schools and other military colleges/ schools of instruction as also in our military thinking to produce motivated, efficient and stress-adapted officers and soldiers capable of meeting future warfare challenges efficiently

    Addressing Stress-Related Issues in Army

    Addressing Stress-Related Issues in Army

    The stress-related issues in a soldier's life are closely linked with welfare and need to be addressed most sincerely by all agencies concerned with the welfare of soldiers.

    Optimising Stress in Sub-Conventional Warfare

    Optimising Stress in Sub-Conventional Warfare

    On an average we have been having about 100 suicide cases a year in the past four to five years, so this year has been the same. Mainly it is in insurgency-hit areas, but suicides are also happening in areas where there is no insurgency.

    Revoking AFSPA Blown Out of Proportion

    The current spurt in violent activities in valley and death of civilians in police actions against unruly mobs is a cause of serious concern and requires introspection not only by the government but also by the political parties including the separatists. The demands of separatists to revoke AFSPA and Public Safety Act from the valley and release of all political prisoners in the prevailing circumstances is neither justifiable nor in the interest of Kashmiri people. Such demands will only aid anti-national motives of terrorist outfits and external forces.

    Calling the Army for Peace Restoration

    The interim opportunity provided by the Army’s curtailment of insurgent activity needs to be utilised to meet the aspirations of the local population in insurgency affected areas.

    August 23, 2010

    Sustaining Motivation in Sub-Conventional Warfare

    Sustaining Motivation in Sub-Conventional Warfare

    This paper is an attempt to understand the peculiarities of the operational environment in sub-conventional warfare scenario in Indian context. It recommends measures which need to be taken at various levels by concerned agencies to sustain and enhance the motivational level of troops.

    Synergisation for Future Wars

    It is essential to have an army which is capable of responding to conventional as well as sub-conventional warfare requirements with bare minimum turbulence while switching roles from one form of warfare to another.

    July 13, 2010

    Tackling Naxalism: Post-Dantewada

    If naxal activities have to be stopped, the government must act firmly even if they have to be neutralized by the selective use of the armed forces including the Indian Air Force.

    April 08, 2010

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