Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with troops at Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) in Manipur

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh visited Headquarters Inspector General Assam Rifles (South) at Mantripukhri in Manipur onAugust 19, 2022 and interacted with troops of Red Shield Division and Assam Rifles. He was accompanied byChief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande, GOC-in-C Eastern Command Lieutenant General RP Kalita and GOC Spear Corps Lieutenant General RC […]

Durand Cup in Manipur symbolises the rise of a ‘New India’, where all states/UTs together are taking the country to greater heights, says Shri Rajnath Singh

The entire North-East region has ushered in a new era of fast-paced development under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. This was stated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at Khuman Lampak Man Stadium in Imphal, Manipur on August 18, 2022, during the inaugural ceremony of the first-ever Durand Cup match (NEROCA FC […]

Raksha Mantri felicitates ‘Veer Naris’ of Armed Forces personnel killed in Manipur landslide

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, on August 18, 2022, felicitated the ‘Veer Naris’ of the Armed Forces personnel, who lost their lives in a recent landslide at Tupul in Manipur. The felicitation ceremony was organised at Bengdubi Military Station in Darjeeling district of West Bengal by Trishakti Corps. Thirty personnel – one officer, three Junior […]

Raksha Mantri hands over indigenously-developed equipment & systems to Indian Army in New Delhi;

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh handed over indigenously-developed equipment and systems to the Indian Army in New Delhi on August 16, 2022. These include Future Infantry Soldier as a System (F-INSAS), new generation anti-personnel mine ‘Nipun’, rugged and automatic communication system with enhanced capabilities, upgraded sights system for tanks and advanced thermal imagers. State-of-the art […]

Foolproof security apparatus in place to protect the country from anyone who casts an evil eye, says Raksha Mantri at an event in Jodhpur, Rajasthan

Government has created a foolproof security apparatus to ensure that no anti-India element can cast an evil eye on the sovereignty, unity and integrity of the country. This was stated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at the unveiling of statue of renowned Marwari warrior Veer Durgadas Rathorein Jodhpur, Rajasthan on August 13, 2022. Shri […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh felicitates 25 winners of ‘Veer Gatha’ contest in New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh felicitated 25 winners of the ‘Veer Gatha’ contest (SUPER-25) in New Delhi on August 12, 2022. Veer Gatha, one of the unique projects launched as a part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’, was organised to inspire & spread the awareness among children about the gallant deeds and sacrifices of the […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with 2022 Commonwealth Games medalists & participants of the Armed Forces in New Delhi;

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with 2022 Commonwealth Games medalists & participants of the Armed Forces in New Delhi;

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacted, in New Delhi on August 12, 2022, with the Armed Forces personnel who brought laurels to the country in the recently-concluded Commonwealth Games at Birmingham, United Kingdom. It is a commendable feat that 15 sportspersons from the three services bagged six Gold, four Silver and five Bronze medals for […]

Shri Rajnath Singh exhorts DGDE to increase use of technology for more efficiency, transparency & accountability

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon Central and State Government Departments to ensure foolproof management of land for India to become a global manufacturing hub. He was addressing the inaugural session of a webinar organised on August 04, 2022 to disseminate Geographic Information System (GIS)-based applications, developed by Centre of Excellence for Satellite […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves Revision of Medical Schedules of Powers (MSP -2022) to Armed Forces Medical Services

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the order on Medical Schedules of Powers 2022 (MSP-2022), enhancing the financial powers delegated to Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). MSP – 2022 has been notified by Ministry of Defence on 1st Aug 2022. The enhanced delegation of Financial Powers to functionaries in Headquarters and lower formations would lead […]

Raksha Mantri approves enhancement of financial aid to orphaned

In line with the government’s policy of ease of living and dignified life for all citizens and as a humanitarian gesture to the Armed Services, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the enhancement of the financial aid to the orphaned children of Ex-servicemen (ESM) from Rs 1000 per month to Rs. 3000 per month. […]