Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh discusses Afghanistan, bilateral defence cooperation with US counterpart

Defence minister Rajnath Singh on Monday spoke to his US counterpart Lloyd Austin over the telephone with the discussion focusing on the situation unfolding in Afghanistan and issues connected to bilateral defence cooperation. The conversation came days ahead of the Quad Summit to be held in Washington on September 24. Full Story:- https://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/rajnath-singh-discusses-afghanistan-bilateral-defence-cooperation-with-us-counterpart-101632147427958.html

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh flags-in expedition to Mt Kun by NIMAS team

Key Highlights: Record 16 mountaineers – nine Army personnel & seven local youth of Arunachal Pradesh – scale the mountain Complete the expedition without help from sherpas & mountain guides Such expeditions promote spirit of adventure & patriotism among youth, says Raksha Mantri Stresses that they can play an important role in strengthening defence & […]

राम मंदिर निर्माण के लिए 115 देशों से पहुंचा जल, श्री राजनाथ सिंह बोले- जलाभिषेक में पूरी दुनिया दे योगदान

अयोध्या में राम मंदिर निर्माण के लिए 115 देशों से पानी लाया गया है। शनिवार को इस मौके पर रक्षा मंत्री राजनाथ सिंह ने बड़ा बयान दिया है। उन्होंने शनिवार को कहा कि राम लला के जलाभिषेक के सभी देशों से जल आना चाहिए। उन्होंने कहा कि हमारे ऋषियों ने पूरे विश्व को अपना परिवार […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh addresses 18th India-US Economic Summit through video conferencing

Key Highlights of RM’s address:   India is a strong & reliable investment destination US companies should focus on transfer of technology through joint ventures Research & Development with young Indian minds will create a strong defence ecosystem Government open for new ideas to create a business-friendly environment in India   Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath […]

Press Statement of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh after ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue between India & Australia

Key Highlights:   In-depth discussion on bilateral & regional issues Afghanistan, maritime security in Indo-Pacific, cooperation in multilateral formats & other related topics discussed Emphasis on ensuring free flow of trade, adherence to international rules & sustainable economic growth in entire region  Invitation to Australia to engage in India’s growing defence industry Full text of […]

Press statement of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh following bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart Mr Peter Dutton

Key Highlights: Wide-ranging discussions on bilateral defence cooperation as well as regional issues Both sides agree to work jointly to realise full potential of India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Partnership based on shared vision of free, open, inclusive and rule-based Indo-Pacific region Military engagements to be expanded Australian industry invited to take advantage of India’s liberalised […]

Shri Rajnath Singh and Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurate Emergency Landing Facility for Indian Air Force in Barmer, Rajasthan

Key Highlights:   National Highway used for emergency landing of IAF aircraft for the first time ELF to facilitate landing of all types of IAF aircraft Raksha Mantri describes it as a shining example of Government’s readiness to protect the unity & sovereignty of the nation Lauds the public-private partnership in completing the construction in […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves Delegation of Financial powers to Armed Forces for Revenue Procurement

Key Highlights of DFPDS 2021:   Financial powers devolved to field formations; focus on operational preparedness; promote ease of doing business & jointness among Services Two times general enhancement for Competent Financial Authorities; Up to 5-10 times at field formations in certain Schedules 10% increase in Delegated Financial Powers of Vice Chiefs of Services Up […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh delivers address on ‘National Security’ as part of late Balramji Das Tandon lecture series

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh delivered a lecture on ‘National Security’ as part of late Balramji Das Tandon lecture series through video conferencing on August 30, 2021. The Raksha Mantri defined national security as a strong belief to remain vigilant and prepared to deal with every threat & challenge that endangers the existence, development and […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh delivers keynote address at Defence Services Staff College, Wellington

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh visited Defence Services Staff College (DSSC), Wellington on August 28-29, 2021. The Raksha Mantri was given a detailed update on the professional military education being imparted at DSSC. He appreciated the transformative changes made in the training of the young officers from India & aboard at the Institute and aligning the professional […]