16 May, 2021


Business in bitesizes

Jobs for defence boys

Everyone is complaining about jobless growth, but at least one segment is happy. The ‘Make in India’ drive is opening up a second career option for retired PSU and defence personnel, at the executive level. This is particularly so among companies in the defence sector. Anil Ambani’s Pipavav Defence has reportedly recruited over a dozen retired three-star defence officials in the rank of Lt Gen, Vice Admiral and Air Marshal. As a close observer explains, this is in keeping with global trends as they bring technical expertise, experience of maintaining equipment and understanding of the needs of the defence forces.

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