The Joint Civil-Military Programme on National Security was initiated in the year 2001 following the recommendations of GoM on National Security pursuant to the Kargil Review Committee with the aim of fostering structured interface between Civil Servants and Armed Forces officers for a shared understanding of National Security. Participants are drawn from the Civil Services, Armed Forces, and the Central Armed Police Forces.
To increase awareness of the different dimensions and elements of National Security as well as threats to such security.
To familiarize the participants with challenges to management of national security, emerging external security environment, impact of globalization and internal security environment.
To provide an opportunity for the participants to interact and exchange ideas on the subject.
To expose them to the imperatives of civil-military synergy.