Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh virtually interacts with NCC cadets taking part in Republic Day Camp 2022

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh virtually interacted with the cadets of National Cadet Corps (NCC), taking part in the Republic Day Camp 2022, on January 22, 2022. He lauded the youth organisation for instilling into its cadets the qualities of a leader, soldier, artist, musician and above all a good human being, making them a […]

Raksha Mantri inaugurates Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology at Chandigarh University

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated Kalpana Chawla Centre for Research in Space Science & Technology (KCCRSST) at Chandigarh University on January 03, 2022. He also launched a Scholarship Scheme, worth Rs 10 crore, for the wards of Defence Personnel of the three Services. In his address, Shri Rajnath Singh described the establishment of the Research […]

Shri Rajnath Singh calls to strengthen international architecture to prevent & manage future disasters

Key Highlights of RM’s speech: ·         Effective response mechanism to address humanitarian crises & natural disasters one of the most important pillars of SAGAR ·         Our Armed Forces have always stood for the country’s partners in times of need ·         Need for collective solution to deal with global challenges in post-COVID world ·         Benefits of emerging cutting-edge technologies must […]

Raksha Mantri inaugurates first operationalised private sector defence sector defence manufacturing facility in UP Defence Industrial Corridor

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the first operationalised private sector defence manufacturing facility in Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (UPDIC) in Lucknow on November 13, 2021. The facility, run by Aellroy Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of PTC industries, will manufacture parts for Aircraft Engines, Helicopter Engines, Structural parts for aircrafts, Drones and UAV, […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh & UP Chief Minister hold consultations in Lucknow to enhance investment in UP Defence Industrial Corridor

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath held consultations to enhance investment in the UP Defence Industrial Corridor (UPDIC) at the Chief Minister’s residence in Lucknow on November 12, 2021. The Raksha Mantri listened to the views of representatives of private defence industries present at the meeting and […]

RM Flags-off ‘India @75 BRO Motorcycle Expedition’

Key highlights:   ·        Sela Tunnel to bolster national security & ensure socio-economic development of Arunachal Pradesh ·        BRO playing crucial in enhancing operational readiness of Armed Forces, besides generating employment & tourism in border areas ·        Motorcycle expedition to instill message of national integration & nation building   Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh presided over breakthrough blast […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh confers gallantry and meritorious service medals on personnel of Indian Coast Guard

Key Highlights: 21 awards – three President’s Tatrakshak Medals (Distinguished Service), eight Tatrakshak Medals (Gallantry) & 10 Tatrakshak Medals (Meritorious Service) presented ICG emerged as one of the largest such forces in the world Government committed to bolstering maritime security Raksha Mantri also addressed 38th Coast Guard Commanders’ Conference Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh conferred gallantry […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh addresses 18th India-US Economic Summit through video conferencing

Key Highlights of RM’s address:   India is a strong & reliable investment destination US companies should focus on transfer of technology through joint ventures Research & Development with young Indian minds will create a strong defence ecosystem Government open for new ideas to create a business-friendly environment in India   Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath […]

Press Statement of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh after ‘2+2’ Ministerial Dialogue between India & Australia

Key Highlights:   In-depth discussion on bilateral & regional issues Afghanistan, maritime security in Indo-Pacific, cooperation in multilateral formats & other related topics discussed Emphasis on ensuring free flow of trade, adherence to international rules & sustainable economic growth in entire region  Invitation to Australia to engage in India’s growing defence industry Full text of […]

Shri Rajnath Singh and Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurate Emergency Landing Facility for Indian Air Force in Barmer, Rajasthan

Key Highlights:   National Highway used for emergency landing of IAF aircraft for the first time ELF to facilitate landing of all types of IAF aircraft Raksha Mantri describes it as a shining example of Government’s readiness to protect the unity & sovereignty of the nation Lauds the public-private partnership in completing the construction in […]