Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh flags-in expedition to Mt Kun by NIMAS team

Key Highlights: Record 16 mountaineers – nine Army personnel & seven local youth of Arunachal Pradesh – scale the mountain Complete the expedition without help from sherpas & mountain guides Such expeditions promote spirit of adventure & patriotism among youth, says Raksha Mantri Stresses that they can play an important role in strengthening defence & […]

Press statement of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh following bilateral meeting with his Australian counterpart Mr Peter Dutton

Key Highlights: Wide-ranging discussions on bilateral defence cooperation as well as regional issues Both sides agree to work jointly to realise full potential of India-Australia Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Partnership based on shared vision of free, open, inclusive and rule-based Indo-Pacific region Military engagements to be expanded Australian industry invited to take advantage of India’s liberalised […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh delivers address on ‘National Security’ as part of late Balramji Das Tandon lecture series

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh delivered a lecture on ‘National Security’ as part of late Balramji Das Tandon lecture series through video conferencing on August 30, 2021. The Raksha Mantri defined national security as a strong belief to remain vigilant and prepared to deal with every threat & challenge that endangers the existence, development and […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicates to the Nation Indigeneously built Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘Vigraha’

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation, the indigenously built Coast Guard Ship ‘Vigraha’ in Chennai today. Calling it one of the important steps towards “Atma Nirbhar Bharat”, he said the newly commissioned vessel is indigenous from its design conception to development. Raksha Mantri also highlighted that for the first time in the […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in Ladakh; Dedicates to the nation 63 bridges built by BRO in six States & two UTs

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh dedicated to the nation 63 bridges, built by Border Roads Organisation (BRO), in six States and two Union Territories (UTs), at an event held at Kyungam, 88 kms from Leh in the Union Territory of Ladakh on June 28, 2021. The bridges were inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri in the […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviews efforts of MoD, Armed Forces, DRDO & other Defence organisations in fighting the second COVID-19 wave

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed the efforts of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), the three services, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and other Defence organisations in assisting the civil administration to tackle the current Covid-19 situation in the country, through a video conference on May 17, 2021. The meeting was attended by Chief […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviews preparedness of Ministry of Defence & Armed Forces amid spike in COVID-19 cases

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held a virtual meeting to review the preparedness of Ministry of Defence and Armed Forces to deal with the recent spike in COVID-19 cases across the country, in New Delhi on April 20, 2021. Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief of Naval Staff […]

Union Budget 2021-22 is a healthy mix of promise, potential, and progress: Raksha Mantri

The text of RM Shri Rajnath Singh’s speech at a Webinar on ‘Budget Announcements 2021-22’ and India’s Defence It gives me great pleasure to speak to the major stake holders of our Defence Eco-system today on this important occasion when we are going to discuss the budgetary provisions of 2021-22.I have been informed that there […]

Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh addresses at Inaugural Ceremony, Aero-India 2021, Bengaluru

A hearty welcome to you all to Aero India2021.I am delighted to see the Defence Ministers, senior defence officials and business leaders from around the world in this 13th edition of Aero India, the largest Aero show in Asia. Like previous editions, Bengaluru, the capital of Karnataka State, has been selected to host the event […]

Shri Rajnath Singh Addresses the IOR Defence Ministers’ Conclave in Bengaluru.

At the outset, I want to convey my heartfelt gratitude to all of you for attending this Conclave, despite the COVID -19 pandemic. This Conclave is an initiative to promote dialogue in an institutional and cooperative environment that can foster the development of peace, stability and prosperity in the Indian Ocean Region. India being the […]