India does not provoke any country, nor does it spare anyone who tries to harm the unity & integrity: Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon the youth to innovate, develop new technologies and set up companies, research establishments & start-ups in the country to realise Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s vision of a strong and self-reliant ‘New India’. Addressing the convocation ceremony of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) in Udupi, Karnataka […]

Judicious use of financial resources with quick & transparent decision making key to Armed Forces combat readiness, says Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has exhorted Defence Accounts Department (DAD) to ensure judicious use of financial resources through quick & transparent decision making, terming it as the key to strengthen the combat readiness of the Armed Forces. Inaugurating the two-day Controllers’ Conference of DAD in New Delhi on November 14, 2022, the Raksha Mantri […]

India believes in a multi-aligned policy, not a world order where few are considered superior to others, says Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for concerted efforts of the international community to counter “grave” emerging security threats such as cyber-attacks and information warfare. He was addressing the officers of the Indian Armed Forces, Civil Services as well as from friendly foreign countries during the 60th National Defence College (NDC) course convocation ceremony in […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviews the progress of Special Campaign 2.0 on Swachhta

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inspected the South Block premises in New Delhi on 31st October 2022, as part of monitoring the progress of Special Campaign 2.0 on Swachhta being conducted by Ministry of Defence. He reiterated the need to institutionalize Swachhata as a habit by the officials of the Ministry and urged them to keep […]

Raksha Mantri dedicates to the nation 75 BRO infrastructure projects, spread across six States & two Union Territories, during his visit to Ladakh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation 75 infrastructure projects built by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)at a function organised at D-S-DBO road in Ladakh on October 28, 2022. These 75 projects – 45 bridges, 27 roads, two Helipads &one Carbon Neutral Habitat– are spread across six states & two Union Territories (UTs). […]

Raksha Mantri graces ‘Shaurya Diwas’ celebrations in Srinagar to commemorate 75th year of air landed operations of Indian Army which ensured victory in 1947 war

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh graced the ‘Shaurya Diwas’ celebrations in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) on October 27, 2022 to commemorate the 75th year of air landed operations of Indian Army at Budgam Airport in 1947, which ensured the first civil-military victory of Independent India. On October 27, 1947, the Indian Army was inducted by […]

Telephonic conversation between Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh & Defence Minister of Russia Mr Sergei Shoigu

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with the Defence Minister of Russian Federation Mr Sergei Shoigu on October 26, 2022 at the latter’s request. During the telecon, both Ministers discussed bilateral defence cooperation as well as the deteriorating situation in Ukraine. Defence Minister Shoigu briefed the Raksha Mantri on the evolving situation […]

Raksha Mantri emphasises preparedness through ‘Aatmanirbharta’ to respond to geo-political challenges

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has said, the flight of an Aatmanirbhar Defence depends on the two wings of industry, manufacturers and supply on one hand and armed forces, users and demand on the other. He was speaking at a seminar organised by FICCI in coordination with Headquarters of Integrated Defence Staff on ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat […]

RM bats for protection of intellectual property rights for defence innovations; solicits suggestions from industry

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh gave away Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence in defence and aerospace sector for the year 2021-22 to Indian Defence Industries, including the private sector, at an event organised as part of 12th DefExpo in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on October 20, 2022. A total of 22 awards were given under various categories […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh holds bilateral meetings with delegation leaders from Madagascar, Mozambique, Mongolia & Suriname in Gandhinagar, Gujarat

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, on October 20, 2022, held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Madagascar, Mozambique, Mongolia & Suriname who are attending the 12th DefExpo in Gandhinagar, Gujarat and also participated in the India-Africa Defence Dialogue & Indian Ocean Region Plus Conclave. In the course of the meetings, Shri Rajnath Singh met with Lt […]