Category Archives: Defence

MoD | India and Mozambique MoUs to Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

India and Mozambique Sign Two MoUs to Further Strengthen Defence

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh is currently on an official visit to Maputo, Mozambique from July 28-30, 2019. This isShri Rajnath Singh’s first visit abroad as Raksha Mantri and the first-ever visit of Defence Minister of India to Mozambique.

Today, the Raksha Mantri (RM) called on Mr. Carlos Agostinho do Rosario, the Prime Minister of Mozambique. He also… Read More

MoD | IN LCU L-56 Commissioned into the Indian Navy

LCU L-56 Commissioned into the Indian Navy

IN LCU L56,  the sixth ship of the Landing Craft Utility(LCU) MK IV class was commissioned into the Indian Navy by Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain, AVSM, VSM Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Eastern Naval Command at an impressive ceremony held at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam today, 29 Jul 19. Vice Admiral AK Saxena, PVSM AVSM Controller of Warship Production… Read More

Sniper Frontier Competition 2019 starts in Belarus from 3rd August

Sniper Frontier Competition, 2019

A nine member Indian Army team has left for Belarus to compete in the Sniper Frontier Competition as part of the International Army Games schedule wef 03 Aug to 17 Aug 19. It is a thirteen day intense sniper competition and encompassing flexibility of mind, physical fitness along with firing.

The competition is likely to have over twenty three participating … Read More

MoD | India and Myanmar MoU on Defence Co-Operation

India and Myanmar Sign Mou on Defence Co-Operation

Senior General Min Aung Hlaing (MAH), Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (CDS) of the Republic of Union of Myanmar, is currently on an official visit to India from 25th July – 2nd August, 2019. Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Yesso Naik held talks with Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services (CDS) of the Republic of Union… Read More

INS Tarkash at St Petersburg, Russia | To participate in The Russian Navy Day Parade

INS Tarkash at Karlskrona, Sweden

Towards bolstering the robust ties between Russia and India and in recognition of the ‘Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership’ between the two countries, Indian Naval Ship Tarkash arrived at St. Petersburg, Russia today, on 25 July 2019 to participate in The Russian Navy Day Parade. The ship was welcomed into harbour by officials from… Read More

V K Johri IPS appointed DG- BSF


Shri V K Johri IPS (Madhya Praddesh 1984) presently Special Secretary- Cabinet Secretariat, Government of India has been appointed as Director General – Border Security Force, Ministry of Home Affairs, vice Shri  Rajni Kant  Misra IPS (UP 1984), who is scheduled to superannuate on 31.08.2019.

Indian Bureaucracy Dot Com wishes Shri V K Johri the very… Read More

MoD outlines work for upgradation of Coast Guard

Coast Guard

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that The Government has established a robust maritime search and rescue framework to address and respond to various contingencies in deep sea and in coastal areas of India, which includes distress onboard fishing boats and merchant vessels, safety of life during marine incidents and SAR (Search and Rescue)… Read More

MoD | Status on employees in IOFS

Review of Ordnance Factories indian bureaucracy

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that details of the number of Gazetted officers working in the Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS) are as follows:

  • Existing strength of IOFS as on date                         –  1414
  • Presently working in cadre –  1311
  • IOFS officers on deputation as on date –  103

As per SRO provisions… Read More

MoD announces Recruitment of Matriculate Sailors in the Indian Navy

Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET)

The Indian Navy will conduct a computer-based examination called Indian Navy Entrance Test (INET) for recruitment of sailors in September 2019. Unmarried males born between 01 Apr 2000 and 31 Mar 2003 (both dates inclusive) will be eligible to apply. Candidates need to have passed Class X. Matriculate Recruit Entry sailors serve in the Indian Navy as Chefs,… Read More

MoD Approval | Enhancement of number of Awards and Cash Incentives to NCC Cadets

NCC Cadets

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the increase in the number of awards given to the cadets of National Cadet Corps (NCC) from the existing 143 to 243 as also the cash incentives in various categories. NCC cadets are now entitled to receive two Raksha Mantri Padaks carrying cash incentive of Rs 30,000 as against one Padak of value Rs 20,000 earlier, … Read More

MoD announces 11th DefExpo to be organised from 5th to 8th February 2020 in Lucknow

DefExpo India- 2020

The 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held for the first time in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow.  It offers an excellent opportunity for the Indian defence industry to showcase its capabilities and promote its export potential. Main theme of the DefExpo India- 2020 will be ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’ and focus… Read More