Category Archives: Defence

MoD to promote Defence Manufacturing on a competitive basis

Ministry of Defence

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik  has informed that National Security Advisory Board (NSAB) has not made any formal recommendation on restructuring the Ministry of Defence. Following steps have been taken by Ministry of Defence to promote Defence Manufacturing on a competitive basis, in which both PSUs and private industry may participate:

  • Defence
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DAE on Nuclear Plants Expansion Programme


Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh  has informed that Finance Minister’s budget speech in Lok Sabha on 29.02.2016 for 2016-17 budget included the following reference to nuclear energy: “In the power… Read More

MoD | Defence Minister reviews Operationalisation of JV Indo Russian Rifles in Korwa

RM Reviews Operationalisation of JV Indo Russian Rifles Private Limited

Defence Secretary Shri Sanjay Mitra, Secretary (Defence Production) Dr Ajay Kumar  has informed that Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh reviewed operationalisation of newly dedicated joint venture Indo Russian Rifles Private Limited (IRRPL) at Korwa in Uttar Pradesh for production of AK 203 assault rifles in a high level meeting, here today.

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Raksha Mantri Trophy for Best Command Hospitals

Raksha Mantri Trophy for Best Command Hospitals

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh awarded Raksha Mantri Trophy for the Best and Second Best Command Hospitals of the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) for the year 2018, heretoday. Command Hospital Air Force Bengaluru and Command Hospital Central Command Lucknow adjudged Best and the Second-Best Command Hospital respectively. The awards werereceived… Read More

Defence Minister lights Victory Flame to mark 20 Yrs of Kargil War

Raksha Mantri Lights Victory Flame to Mark 20 Years of Kargil War

This year marks the 20thanniversary of the successful culmination of Operation Vijay wherein brave soldiers of the Indian Army overcame seemingly insurmountable odds, hostile terrain, weather, and a determined enemy occupying dominating heights, to win the Kargil war.On this momentous occasion, the Indian Army is celebrating this victory in memory … Read More

MoD clarifies on Employees in Border Roads Organisation


Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik   has informed that  The following facilities have been provided to casual paid labourers working in BRO:

  • Compensation under Employees Compensation Act, 1923(ECA).
  • Financial assistance in the event of death from Border Roads Special Relief Fund (BRSRF).
  • Non-productivity bonus.
  • Ex-gratia amount is paid to the casual
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Ministry of Defence lists Guidelines for awarding Ashok Chakra

Ashok Chakra_indianbureaucracy

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that  Following guidelines are laid down for awarding Ashoka Chakra:

  • The Ashoka Chakra shall be awarded for most conspicuous bravery; or some act of daring or pre-eminent valour or self-sacrifice otherwise than in the face of the enemy.
  • The persons eligible for the Ashoka Chakra shall be:
  • Officers and men
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Ministry of Defence showcases Road Connectivity in Ladakh Region

Road Connectivity

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that The estimated cost is Rs. 2276.13 crores.  The work on this road commenced in 2002 and is likely to be completed by 2025. The project is funded by Ministry of Defence (Capital outlay on Defence Services).  The reasons for delay in completion are given below:

· Hard rock stretches.

  • Limited working season.
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MoD pushing for Culture of Innovation and IPR in Defence Sector

Funds for Defence Sector

In a major boost to Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Intellectual Property Facilitation Cell (IPFC), Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence and National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), Ministry of Science and Technology on 09 July 2019. The partnership between IPFC and NRDC… Read More

MoD | Airborne Tacticians for Navy & Coast Guard, 13 Observers graduate from INS Garuda, Kochi

Airborne Tacticians for Navy and Coast Guard

A batch of 13 officers from the Indian Navy and three from the Indian Coast Guard graduated as “Observers”, at an impressive Passing Out Parade held on 10 Jul 19 at Naval Air Station, INS Garuda, Kochi. Rear Admiral Puneet Kumar Bahl, VSM, Chief Staff Officer (Training) of Southern Naval Command reviewed the parade and awarded the coveted ‘golden wings’ to the… Read More

MoD | Curtain Raiser to 5th Army International Scout Masters Competition

5th Army International Scout Masters Competition

The fifth edition of International Army Scout Masters Competition is being held at Jaisalmer Military Station under the aegis of Southern Command of Indian Army.  The competition is a part of International Army Games and consists of five stages of competitions which will be conducted over a period of nine days from 06 August 2019 to 14 August 2019 at Jaisalmer,… Read More