No. IN THE WORLD - 04th
DATE OF FOUNDATION - 15 Aug 1947
SIZE - 13 Lakh +
COLOR - Gold , Red , Black
MOTTO - Service Before Self
HEAD QUARTER - New Delhi , India
UNDER - Ministry of Defence Indian Armed Forces
HEAD OF INDIAN ARMY - President of India
CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF - General Dalbir Singh Suhag
VICE CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF - Lt. General Philip Compose
FIELD MARSHALS - (i) Field Marshal Carriappa
(ii) Field Marshal Manekshaw
FUNCTIONING : - At the Army Headquarters in New Delhi , the Chief of Army Staff is assisted by the Vice Chief of the Army Staff and five other Principal Staff Officer-Deputy Chief of Army Staff , Adjutant - General , Quartermaster - General , Master - General of Ordinance and Military Secretary and a Head of Branch , namely , Engineering-in-Chief.
Army is organised into five Commands - Western , Eastern , Northern , Southern , and Central . Each is under Gen. Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the rank of Lt.-Gen. . The commands are divided into Areas , Independent Sub-Areas . An area is commanded by a Gen. Officer Commanding of the rank of a Major-Gen. and an Independent Sub-Area by a Brigadier .