RM launches 9th edition of Defence India Start-up Challenge (DISC-9) on “Cybersecurity”

Speaking at the Start-Up Manthan at Aero India 2023 today, Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh equated Start-ups with new energy, new commitment and new enthusiasm. He said that start-ups are more open to adopting new technology architecture, making them essential to India’s progress. Raksha Mantri applauded the growth of Indian start-ups in every sector, with […]

India has become a promising manufacturing destination due to its business-friendly environment & cost-competitiveness: Raksha Mantri

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the 14th edition of Asia’s biggest aero show – Aero India 2023 – at Air Force Station, Yelahanka in Bengaluru on February 13, 2023. A commemorative stamp was also released by the Prime Minister on the occasion. The five-day event, on the theme ‘The runway to a billion opportunities’, will showcase […]

Indian defence sector, with Rs 13,000 crore exports last year, has emerged as an area of immense possibilities: RM

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for more investment in Uttar Pradesh & Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridors (DICs) to achieve ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ as envisioned by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for shared global prosperity. The Raksha Mantri was addressing a parallel sectoral session ‘Advantage Uttar Pradesh: Defence Corridor’, organised […]

India’s partnership with any nation is based on sovereign equality & mutual economic development: Shri Rajnath Singh

National security should not be considered a zero-sum game, but a truly collective enterprise, which can create a global order beneficial to all. This was stated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh during his address at the 23rd International Conference of Chief Justices of the World in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh on November 18, 2022. The Raksha […]

Healthy mix of local endeavours & foreign collaboration is the bedrock of India’s journey of self-reliance: Shri Rajnath Singh

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has called for innovations in the field of ammunition for the creation of a strong and self-reliant base that keeps the Armed Forces fully prepared to deal with future challenges. He was addressing the inaugural session of the second conference on Military Ammunition (Ammo India) on the theme ‘Make in […]

Shri Rajnath Singh says, the complex will go a long way in bolstering national security

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated a seven-storeyed Flight Control System (FCS) Integration facility at Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), a laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in Bengaluru, Karnataka on March 17, 2022. The state-of-the-art complex has been constructed in record 45 days, with in-house hybrid technology consisting of conventional, pre-engineered and precast […]

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 […]

First such acquisition under Strategic Partnership model to give a big boost to Make in India

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), in its meeting held under the Chairmanship of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh on June 04, 2021, has approved proposals concerning Capital Acquisitions of various equipment for modernisation and operational needs of the Armed Forces amounting to approx. Rs 6,000 crore. In addition, the DAC also approved issue of RFP […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh unveils the first batch of an anti-COVID drug developed by DRDO

The first batch of the adjunct COVID therapy anti-COVID drug, 2-deoxy-D-glucose (2-DG), was released by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and handed over to Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Tech and Earth Sciences Dr Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi on May 17, 2021. One box each of the sachets of the drug […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves delegation of emergency financial powers to AFMS to fight recent surge in COVID-19 cases

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has sanctioned delegation of emergency financial powers to Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) to fight the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the country. As per the order issued on April 23, 2021, emergency financial powers have been delegated to Director General Medical Services (Army/Navy/Air Force), head of Medical Branches at Formation/Command Headquarters […]