Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates the newly-constructed Headquarters of the Indian Navy ‘Nausena Bhawan’ at Delhi Cantt.

Nausena Bhawan, the newly-constructed Headquarters of the Indian Navy, located at Delhi Cantt. was officially inaugurated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh on March 15, 2024. The inauguration marks a significant milestone for the Indian Navy as it establishes its first independent headquarters in Delhi. Previously, the Navy operated from 13 different locations, necessitating a […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh clears proposal to expand NCC with additional three lakh cadet vacancies

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for expansion of the National Cadet Corps (NCC) with the addition of three lakh cadet vacancies. This expansion is expected to cater to the increasing demand for the NCC from educational institutions throughout the country. From just 20,000 cadets in 1948, the NCC will now have […]

India’s defence stronger than ever as the Govt is bolstering it with Indianness: RM Shri Rajnath Singh

“India’s defence apparatus is today stronger than ever as the Government, led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, is focusing on bolstering it with the sentiment of Indianness,” said Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at a Defence Summit organised by a private media organisation in New Delhi on March 07, 2024. He termed ‘perspective’ as […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates new Administrative & Training building at Naval War College, Goa

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the new Administrative & Training building at the Naval War College (NWC), Goa on March 05, 2024. The modern edifice, named the ‘Chola’, pays homage to the mighty maritime empire of the Chola dynasty of ancient India. In his address, the Raksha Mantri lauded the Navy for creating a world-class […]

Hon’ble Raksha Mantri to inaugurate the infrastructure/ facilities of project seabird

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh will be inaugurating two major piers and seven residential towers comprising 320 houses for Naval Officers and Defence civilian personnel and 149 single officers’ accommodation in Naval Base Karwar on 05 Mar 24. Phase I of Project Seabird was designed to accommodate 10 ships and was successfully concluded in 2011. The […]

ADITI scheme will nurture youth’s innovation & help India leap forward in the field of technology: Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched Acing Development of Innovative Technologies with iDEX (ADITI) scheme to promote innovations in critical and strategic defence technologies, during DefConnect 2024 in New Delhi on March 04, 2024. Under the scheme, start-ups are eligible to receive grant-in-aid of up to Rs 25 crore for their research, development, and innovation endeavours in defence technology. “The […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh to Inaugurate the New State of the Art Admin-Cum-Training Building at Naval War College Goa

Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will inaugurate the new State-of-the-Art Admin-cum-Training building of the Naval War College at Goa on 05 Mar 24. The modern edifice is named the ‘Chola’ in commemoration of the mighty maritime empire of the Chola dynasty. History of Naval War College The College of Naval Warfare was initially established at […]

Another major boost to Aatmnirbharta in defence: Ministry of Defence signs five major capital acquisition contracts worth Rs 39,125.39 crore

As part of ‘Aatmanirbharta in Defence’ and to further boost Make-in-India initiative, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) signed five major capital acquisition contracts worth Rs 39,125.39 crore on March 1, 2024 in New Delhi. The Contracts were exchanged in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane, under whose guidance these deals fructified. Out of the […]

Rs three lakh crore annual defence production & Rs 50,000 crore exports expected by 2028-29: Raksha Mantri

“The Government, headed by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, is focusing on long-term gains and not short-term outcomes to make India a developed nation by 2047,” said Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at a Defence Summit organised by a private media organisationin New Delhi on February 24, 2024.Shri Rajnath Singhtermed ‘giving priority to long-termism and […]

Raksha Mantri approves financial incentive for Service athletes who bagged medals in 2023 Asian Games & Asian Para Games

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved a financial incentive for the Armed Forces personnel who bagged medals in the 19th Asian Games and 4th Asian Para Games held in Hangzhou, China in September-October 2023. For both Asian Games as well as Asian Para Games, Gold medal winners will receive a cash reward of Rs 25 lakh […]