First batch of Multi-Mode Hand Grenades handed over to Indian Army in the presence of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in Nagpur

Key highlights: Grenade manufactured by Economic Explosives Limited Co following Transfer of Technology from a DRDO lab MMHG works in both offensive & defensive modes with high accuracy and reliability Raksha Mantri calls it an important milestone in defence manufacturing and a big step towards ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ Defence exports in the last two years cross […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves proposal to publish relevant details of planned procurements on MoD/Services website

Key Highlights:  ·      Decision to promote ‘Ease of Doing Business’ & increase transparency in the capital acquisition process ·      Industry can plan technology tie-ups with OEMs, initiate process to set up production lines & augment capacity ·      Details to be published on MoD/Services website within one week of receipt of approvals ·      Security aspect to be kept in mind The Defence […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge 5.0

Key highlights of RM’s address:   DISC 5.0 is a reflection of Government’s resolve to create a self-reliant defence sector The challenge to take innovation, design & development to newer heights iDEX playing a crucial role in building a strong military & ‘AatmaNirbhar’ defence industry Government support to private sector in building ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ Raksha […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh flags off nationwide events as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Highlights of Shri Rajnath Singh’s address: Events to instill sense of national pride among people India is a peace-loving nation but fully capable of giving a befitting reply if challenged Government aims to develop a powerful & self-reliant India Dependency on arms imports has decreased due to measures taken by the Government   Raksha Mantri […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh to attend SCO Defence Ministers’ meeting in Tajikistan

Key Highlights: ·        Raksha Mantri leaves on a 3-day visit to Dushanbe today ·        To address SCO Defence Ministers’ meet tomorrow ·        Member states to discuss defence cooperation issues ·        RM also expected to meet his Tajik counterpart   Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is visiting Dushanbe, Tajikistan from July 27-29, 2021 to attend the annual meeting of the […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh pays homage to fallen heroes at National War Memorial on Kargil Vijay Diwas

Raksha Mantri lays wreath, pays tribute to the bravehearts at NWM Grateful nation will always be indebted to their valour Raksha Rajya Mantri, Chiefs of Army Staff & Air Staff, Defence Secretary & CISC also pay homage Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh paid homage to the fallen heroes on the 22nd anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh flags-in Indian Army Skiing Expedition, ARMEX-21, in New Delhi

Army Skiing Expedition conducted in Himalayan mountain ranges Covered 1,660 kms from Karakoram Pass in Ladakh to Malari in Uttarakhand The team gatheredinformationabout several hithertounchartered areas along international boundary  ​​​Raksha Mantri commendsthe courage, dedication and spirit of the Armed Forces. Safety &security of the country is in safe hands, says RM. Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh interacts with Defence Civilian Employees’ Federations on issues related to OFB Corporatisation

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held an interaction with the three recognised Defence Civilian Employees’ Federations, namely All India Defence Employees’ Federation, Indian National Defence Workers’ Federation & Bhartiya Pratiraksha Mazdoor Sangh on the issues related to Corporatisation of Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) in New Delhi on July 16, 2021. The meeting was conducted in […]

Raksha Mantri launches Artificial Intelligence powered grievance management application

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered grievance management application in New Delhi on July 15, 2021, developed by Ministry of Defence with the help of IIT-Kanpur. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh graced the occasion. This is the first AI based system developed […]

Stresses on deepening defence cooperation & advancing strategic partnership with Israel

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a telephonic conversation with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Israel Lt Gen (Res) Benjamin Gantz on July 09, 2021. Shri Rajnath Singh congratulated Lt Gen (Res) Benjamin Gantz on assuming the charge of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Israel. In a tweet after […]