Department of Defence comes under the Ministry of Defence. And, Defence Ministry is one among the Central Government Ministries and their departments. There are four departments under the MoD (Ministry of defence) including, Department of Defence.
4 Departments in MoD:
- Department of Defence
- Department of Defence Production
- Department of Defence Research & Development
- Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare
The Ministry of Defence is charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the Indian armed forces. The President of India is the ceremonial commander-in-chief of the armed forces of the country.
Department of Defence is comprised of: