Category Archives: Defence

Department of Space update on Project Gaganyaan

Status of Gaganyaan Project

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 Gaganyaan project is approved by Government of India and is operating under a newly formed Centre, Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC). Gaganyaan Project… Read More

New Space India Limited (NSIL) | New CPSE registered under Department of Space

New Space India Limited (NSIL)
Summary| New Space India Limited (NSIL), has been incorporated on 06th March 2019, as a wholly owned Government of India Undertaking/Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE), under the administrative control of Department of Space (DOS) to commercially exploit the research and development work of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Centres and… Read More

DAE planning on Thorium-Based Nuclear Reactors

Thorium-Based Nuclear Reactors

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 Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has planned the use of large deposits of Thorium available in the country as a long-term option. A three-stage nuclear… Read More

Ministry of Defence | Filling up of Vacant Posts in Defence Services

Govt restores ‘Rations in Kind’ for Officers of Defence Services posted in peace

Recruitment in the Armed Forces is a continuous process. The Government has taken a number of measures to reduce the shortages. These include sustained image projection, participation in career fairs and exhibitions and publicity campaign to create awareness among the youth on the advantages of taking up a challenging and satisfying career. Further, various… Read More

MoD | Status on Defence Production

Defence Production

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has informed that Ordnance Factories and Defence Public Sector Undertakings have played a huge role in making our country a defence production hub.  There are 41 Ordnance Factories and 9 DPSUs in our country contributing to more than Rs.58,000 crores approx. in defence production every year.  Government provides support… Read More

MoD | Recruiting Women in Armed Forces

Recruiting Women in Armed Forces

Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik has informed that Presently, women are inducted in Indian Army through Short Service Commission (Technical) and Short Service Commission (Non-Technical) entries. The induction is governed by Special Army Instruction (SAI) I/93 and AI 3/98.

Women are inducted in all the branches and streams of Indian Air Force (IAF)… Read More

Garuda-VI | IAF Contingent departs for Exercise with French Air Force

Exercise Garuda-VI

The Indian Air Force is participating in a bilateral exercise between Indian and French Air Force named Exercise ‘Garuda-VI’ France from 01-12 Jul 19. This is the sixth edition of Exercise Garuda and is being planned at French Air Force Base, Mont-de-Marsan. The last exercise, ‘Garuda V’ was held at Air Force Station Jodhpur in Jun 2014.

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MoD | Army State-wise Recruitment CAMPS

Indian Army

RakshaMantri Shri Rajnath Singh  has informed that recruitment in Indian Army is done through Army Recruiting Offices (AROs) in all States. Recruitment from each district of the country is done at least once in the Recruiting Year (April to March). Details of the State-wise recruitment camps held during the last three years and proposed during the current… Read More

MHA | Status on Bharat Ke Veer Fund

Bharat Ke Veer Fund

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri G Kishan Reddy  has informed that The details of the funds received by way of voluntarily contributions through the Bharat Ke Veer portal during the last 3 years directly to the Next of Kins as well as in the corpus are as under:-

Years Funds donated to Bharat Ke Veer
Directly to NoKs BKV Corpus fund
2017 Rs. 11.00Cr Rs.  
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MoD | Guidelines for Awarding Ashoka Chakra

Ashoka Chakra

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh 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 and women
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MoD | Status on modernisation of Armed Forces

Central Armed Police Forces

The Ministry has fully utilized the allocated budget and there has been no underutilization in the last three years.During the last three financial years (2016-17 to 2018-19), contracts worth about Rs. 1,38,727.16 crore have been signed with foreign vendors for capital procurements of defence equipment for Armed Forces.

RakshaMantri Shri Rajnath Singh… Read More