Raksha Mantri & US Secretary of Defence to co-chair India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue & hold bilateral talks on November 10, 2023

US Secretary of Defence Mr Lloyd Austin is visiting India on November 09 & 10, 2023 to co-chair the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue and conduct a bilateral meeting with Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh. Secretary Austin, who will arrive in New Delhi on November 09, would be welcomed with a Tri-service Guard of Honour at […]

Raksha Mantri meets top Italian defence industry leaders in Rome

On the second day of his visit to Italy, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh met the CEOs and other top industry leaders of Italian defence companies in Rome on October 10, 2023. During the meeting, the Raksha Mantri recalled his warm meeting with Italian Defence Minister Mr Guido Crosetto & the defence agreement concluded on […]

Text of RM’s speech on Defence Accounts Department Day

सबसे पहले मैं, Defence Accounts Department के सभी अधिकारियों और कर्मचारियों को, Defence Accounts Department के स्थापना दिवस की बहुत-बहुत बधाई देता हूँ।   आप लोगों को, मैं एक और बात पर बधाई देना चाहता हूं। अभी मैं CGDA office की साफ-सफाई का जायज़ा ले रहा था। यकीन मानिए, यहाँ का परिसर देखकर मेरा मन […]

C-295 will bolster the medium lift tactical capability of IAF: Shri Rajnath Singh

Bharat Drone Shakti 2023, a first-of-its-kind drone exhibition cum display was inaugurated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh at Air Force Station, Hindan in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh on September 25, 2023. It has been jointly organised by Indian Air Force (IAF) and Drone Federation of India (DFI). The two-day event, which is being held on […]

Shri Rajnath Singh asks industry to set up a transparent & independent body to evaluate their products

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called upon the domestic defence manufacturers to invest more in Research & Development (R&D) for India to keep up pace with the continuously-evolving world. He was addressing the North Tech Symposium, jointly organised by the Northern Command of the Indian Army, Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) and IIT, […]

Raksha Mantri dedicates to the nation 90 BRO infrastructure projects, built at a cost of over Rs 2,900 crore, across 11 States/Union Territories

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has dedicated to the nation 90 infrastructure projects of Border Roads Organisation (BRO), worth over Rs 2,900 crore, spread across 11 States/Union Territories. The projects were inaugurated by the Raksha Mantri at an event in Jammu on September 12, 2023. These include Nechiphu Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh; two airfields in […]

Financial aid across various schemes aimed at welfare of ex-servicemen & their families enhanced substantially; Proposal cleared by Raksha Mantri

In pursuit of strengthening the support systems for the ex-servicemen and their families, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, on August 11, 2023, approved a substantial increase in financial aid across various schemes aimed at benefiting those who have dedicated their lives in the service to the nation. The increased financial assistance provisions stand as a testament to Prime […]

Raksha Mantri pays homage to the valiant soldiers at Kargil War Memorial in Dras on 24th Kargil Vijay Diwas

The Nation paid rich tributes to the brave soldiers of the 1999 Kargil war on the 24th anniversary of India’s historic victory, which is celebrated as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ on 26th July every year. To mark the day, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today visited the Kargil War Memorial at Dras in Ladakh, laid a wreath and […]

RM Shri Rajnath Singh & his Argentine counterpart Mr Jorge Enrique Taiana hold talks in New Delhi to deepen defence ties

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held talks with the visiting Minister of Defence of Argentine Republic Mr Jorge Enrique Taiana in New Delhi on July 18, 2023. Both Ministers discussed the ongoing defence cooperation initiatives, including measures to enhance defence industrial partnership. Earlier in the day, the Argentine Defence Minister visited the National War Memorial […]

RM Shri Rajnath Singh meets his Malaysian counterpart in Kuala Lumpur; Also calls on Prime Minister of the Southeast Asian nation

To further boost India’s ‘Act East Policy’ and strengthen bilateral ties with Malaysia, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh held extensive discussions with his Malaysian counterpart Mr Dato’ Seri Mohamad Hasan in Kuala Lumpur on July 10, 2023. He also called on Prime Minister Mr YB Dato’ Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim, besides meeting with Minister of […]