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 […]

Raksha Mantri & Netherlands Defence Minister discuss ways to expand bilateral cooperation during talks in New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a bilateral meeting with the Netherlands Defence Minister Ms Kajsa Ollongren in New Delhi on February 23, 2024. Both Ministers discussed the possibilities for expanding their bilateral defence cooperation, particularly in maritime and industrial domains. They noted the increased interaction between the two Navies and expressed keenness to work together to enhance […]

Global community must collectively aspire for peace in this age of democratic & rules-based world order: Raksha Mantri

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon the international community to collectively aspire for peace in this age of democratic and rules-based world order, where individual countries proactively collaborate for shared peace & prosperity. He was addressing the formal opening ceremony of the 12th edition of the multi-nation Exercise MILAN in Visakhapatnam on February […]

Raksha Mantri unveils the statue of India’s first Chief of Defence Staff late General Bipin Rawat in Dehradun

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh unveiled a life-size statue of late General Bipin Rawat – the country’s first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) – at TonsBridge School, Dehradun in the presence of Uttarakhand Chief Minister Shri Pushkar Singh Dhami on February 12, 2024. He paid floral tributes to General Rawat at the statue, terming him […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves waiver of provision for BRO’s Casual Paid Labourers to complete 179 working days for payment of ex-gratia lump sum compensation

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved a proposal for waiver of the provision to complete 179 working days, at the time of accident, for payment of ex-gratia lump sum compensation to Casual Paid Labourers (CPLs) working in Border Roads Organisation (BRO)/General Engineering Reserve Force (GREF). As per the existing instructions, the CPLs, who have […]

India-US cooperation will act as force multiplier for rules-based world order: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh

The capital and technological know-how from the US can help India to achieve its goal of becoming a developed country by 2047, while investments here can give the American companies high returns and an avenue of de-risking. This was stated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh while addressing a conference on ‘Strengthening Indo-US Relationship in Amrit […]

‘Super-100’ winners of Project Veer Gatha 3.0 felicitated by RM Shri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh felicitated ‘Super-100’ winners of Project Veer Gatha 3.0, in the presence of Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, in New Delhi on January 25, 2024. A cash prize of Rs 10,000, a medal and a certificate were given to each of the 100 winners. It was a memorable moment when, for the first time in his tenure as the Raksha Mantri, Shri Rajnath […]

Creativity, interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence & sensitivity must to stay relevant in today’s age of machines & AI; NCC readying cadets with these qualities: Raksha Mantri

“Creativity, interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence and sensitivity are the qualities which will make a person relevant & employable in the present age of machines and artificial intelligence,” said Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh while addressing the NCC cadets during his visit to the Republic Day Camp at Delhi Cantt. on January 20, 2024. He appreciated […]