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. […]

Healthy mix of local endeavours & foreign collaboration is the bedrock of India’s journey of self-reliance: Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for innovations in the field of ammunition for the creation of a strong and self-reliant base that keeps the Armed Forces fully prepared to deal with future challenges. He was addressing the inaugural session of the second conference on Military Ammunition (Ammo India) on the theme ‘Make in […]

Defence Acquisition Council, headed by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, approves arms procurement proposals worth Rs 28,732 crore;

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting under the chairmanship of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, was held on July 26, 2022. Acceptance of Necessity (AoN) for Capital Acquisition Proposals of the Armed Forces amounting to Rs 28,732 crore were accorded by the DAC in this meeting under Buy (Indian IDDM) and Buy (Indian) categories giving […]

Abrogation of Article 370 has brought a new dawn of hope to the aspirations of the people of J&K: Shri Rajnath Singh

“India has become a strong & confident nation which is well-equipped to protect its people from anyone who tries to cast an evil eye,” said Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh during an event organised to commemorate ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ in Jammu on July 24, 2022. Paying glowing tributes to the freedom fighters & the Armed […]

Innovation & indigenisation central to achieve ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence and overall goal of safety, security & prosperity of the Nation: Raksha Mantri

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveiled ‘SPRINT Challenges’, aimed at giving a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in Indian Navy, during Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) seminar ‘Swavlamban’ in New Delhi on July 18, 2022. In a bid to achieve ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence and as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, NIIO, […]

Raksha Mantri launches Y- 3023 Dunagiri, Project 17A frigate at GRSE Ltd, Kolkata

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched Y- 3023 Dunagiri, Project 17A frigate built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders Limited (GRSE) in Kolkata on July 15, 2022. Admiral R Hari Kumar, Chief of Naval Staff, and other senior officers from Indian Navy and Ministry of Defence were amongst the dignitaries who attended the ceremony. P17A Frigates are […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh exhorts Non-Official Directors of DPSUs to safeguard national interests by striving to achieve ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has exhorted the Non-Official Directors (NODs) of Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) to ensure smooth implementation of various initiatives taken by the Government towards achieving ‘Aatmanirbharta in Defence’. He was addressing the CMDs and NODs of DPSUs during first-of-its kind workshop organised by Department of Defence Production in New Delhi […]

आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस का उपयोग केवल मानवता के विकास और शांति के लिए ही किया जाना चाहिए : श्री राजनाथ सिंह

रक्षा मंत्री श्री राजनाथ सिंह ने आज नई दिल्ली में रक्षा मंत्रालय द्वारा आयोजित पहली ‘एआई इन डिफेंस’ (एआईडीईएफ) संगोष्ठी और प्रदर्शनी के दौरान अभी हाल में विकसित 75 आर्टिफिशियल इंटेलिजेंस (एआई) उत्पादों/प्रौद्योगिकियों का शुभारंभ किया। ‘आजादी का अमृत महोत्सव’ समारोह के हिस्से के रूप में लॉन्च किए गए उत्पाद विभिन्न क्षेत्रों के अंतर्गत आते […]