Rule-based & open Indo-Pacific essential for regional & global prosperity: Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the three-day 39th Commanders’ Conference of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) in New Delhi on May 30, 2022. Defence Secretary Dr. Ajay Kumar, DG ICG Shri VS Pathania, and other senior officials of the Ministry of Defence and the ICG were present on the occasion. In his address, the […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh undertakes sea sortie on stealth submarine ‘INS Khanderi’ at Karwar

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, on May 27, 2022, conducted a sea sortie on one of the most potent platforms of Indian Navy ‘INS Khanderi’ during his visit to Karwar Naval Base in Karnataka. The Raksha Mantri was given a first-hand insight into the combat capabilities and offensive strength of the state-of-the-art Kalvari class submarine. […]

Raksha Mantri approves establishment of a new Defence Estates Circle for Uttarakhand

Raksha Mantri has approved the proposal for creation of a new Defence Estates Circle exclusively for Uttarakhand on May 26, 2022. In view of the difficulties faced in managing large tracts of defence land in the State and demand of residents of Cantonments located in Uttrakhand, MoD will establish an independent office of Defence Estates […]

Raksha Mantri exhorts youth to ideate, innovate & indigenise new technologies to achieve ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon the youth of the country to ideate, innovate and indigenise new technologies in order to achieve ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ as envisioned by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The Raksha Mantri was addressing the students of Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune during their 13th Convocation Ceremony on May 20, 2022. […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh attends International Yoga Day countdown event organised by MoD in New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh attended the countdown event of International Day of Yoga 2022, organised by Ministry of Defence (MoD), in New Delhi on May 19, 2022. Shri Rajnath Singh performed different asanas during the event, along with Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Ajay Bhatt, Financial Advisor (Defence Services) Shri Sanjiv Mittal, Director General Defence […]

Raksha Mantri launches two indigenous frontline warships – Surat (Guided Missile Destroyer) & Udaygiri (Stealth Frigate) – in Mumbai

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched two frontline warships of the Indian Navy – ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ – at Mazagon Docks Limited (MDL), Mumbai on May 17, 2022. ‘Surat’ is the fourth Guided Missile Destroyer of P15B class, while ‘Udaygiri’ is the second Stealth Frigate of P17A class. Both warships have been designed in-house by […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves Enhanced Scales of Accommodation – 2022 for the Armed Forces

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved revised Scales of Accommodation 2022 (SoA) for Defence Services on 12 May 2022. This will ensure contemporary specifications in future projects and better standards of living for the personnel of the Armed Forces. The implementation of Scales of Accommodation – 2022, would be tremendous improvement in built facilities/ infrastructure […]

Raksha Mantri exhorts Indian Air Force to become Aerospace Force & be ready to protect the country from ever evolving threats

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has exhorted the Indian Air Force (IAF) to become an Aerospace Force and be prepared to protect the country from the challenges of the future. He was delivering the keynote address for the 37thAir Chief Marshal PC Lal Memorial Lecture in New Delhi on May 05, 2022, attended by Chief […]

Raksha Mantri to deliver keynote address for PC Lal memorial lecture

Raksha Mantri to deliver keynote address for PC Lal memorial lecture

The Hon’ble Raksha Mantri (RM), Shri Rajnath Singh, shall deliver the Keynote Address for the 37th Air Chief Marshal PC Lal Memorial Lecture on 05 May 2022.  The lecture has been organised by the Air Force Association and is planned to be conducted at the Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi at 5 pm. Chief of […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with Tiranga Mountain Rescue team in New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacted with a team of Tiranga Mountain Rescue (TMR) in New Delhi on April 26, 2022. The TMR, founded by Shri Hemant Sachdev, is a non-profit organisation affiliated with the Indian Army since 2016. It provides multiple teams of highly motivated & qualified Avalanche Rescue professionals who are deployed in […]