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Category Archives: Defence

Army Institute of Management Technology(AIMT) Pitches for Make in India in Defence Sector

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Based onc the AIMT at Greater Noida organised a day-long Seminar at its campus.  AIMT is an esteemed and premier management institute situated in Greater NOIDA conducting a two year full time residential MBA course for the wards of Army personnel. The theme of seminar was ‘Make in India Made Easy- Opportunities and Challenges in Defence Sector’. Lt Gen Philip… Read More

MoU Between Indian Army and Bank of India

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On 08th May 2015, an MoU was signed between the Indian Army and Bank of India (BOI) on the Defence Salary Package.  The signing ceremony was chaired by the Adjutant General, Lt Gen Rakesh Sharma, and was attended by senior  dignitaries of BOI headed by Mr Arun Shrivastava, Executive Director. The first MoU between BOI and the Indian Army was signed in 2011 and… Read More

DGR Holds Mega Job Fair for Ex-Servicemen

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The Directorate General Resettlement (DGR), Department of Ex Servicemen Welfare (ESW), Ministry of Defence (MoD) under the aegis of Western Army Command conducted its institutionalized Job Fair, here  at NCC Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt. The event was marked by the presence of Shri P D Meena, Secretary, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Lt Gen KJ Singh… Read More

Disbursement of Freedom Fighter Pension

The Government has decided to transfer central freedom fighter pensioners from State Bank of India to other banks – authorized for the purpose, for disbursal of pension due to certain irregularities like paying pension to more than 3,000 dead pensioners for many years after their death, payment of wrong amount of pension to many pensioners, delayed payment… Read More

Air Wing of BSF

Government has approved procurement of 08 nos. of Mi-17 V5 helicopters for BSF Air Wing for anti-Naxal operations, Disaster Management functions, NSG requirements and other duties. The first batch of 02 helicopters has been inducted in BSF Air Wing in April, 2015. This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Kiren Rijiju in a written reply… Read More

ACC Appointment

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the extension of additional charge of the post of Secretary, Department of Defence Research and Development assigned to Shri Radha Krishna Mathur, IAS (MT:77), Defence Secretary for a period up to 24.5.2015 or till the appointment of a regular incumbent or till further orders, whichever is the earliest.… Read More

Make in India

France’s Dassault Aviationwill soon initiate moves to identify Indian partners, notably private sector firms, to eventually make its Rafale aircraft in the country as the government looks to freeze the process to finalise terms to consummate the first tranche of the deal for the supply of 36 jets to Indian Air Force.
India and France plan to set up a committee… Read More

Operation Maitri by Army

The Indian Army continues to provide aid to affected population and areas in close coordination and cooperation with the Nepal Army. Following stores have been/ are being inducted by the Army :-
(a) The Army Aviation Advanced Light Helicopters(ALH) have conducted 12 sorties on 03 May 15 and evacuated 41 casualties apart from delivering 4.3 tons of relief material… Read More

Rafale deal: Dassault likely to enter into joint venture with Indian firm

The multi-billion deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets could see French defence major Dassault Aviation entering into a joint venture with state-run HAL or any private player to set up a base here for augmenting its existing production line. Defence sources said such a step, if taken will not only allow the French firm to ramp up its production rate but will help it… Read More

DGR Job Fair – A Distinctive Opportunity for Ex- Servicemen

The Directorate General Resettlement (DGR) , Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW), Ministry of Defence (MoD) will organise its first institutionalized Job Fair on 06th & 7th May 2015 at NCC Parade Ground, Delhi Cantt. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) have partnered for the event which … Read More

India will neither provoke border firing nor back off: Rajnath Singh

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Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has said that India will never provoke conflict by being the first to open fire across the borders but will never back off. Inaugurating the Border Security Force Golden Jubilee Seminar on “Border Management in India – Challenges and Options” here today, Shri Rajnath Singh said that our forces will give a befitting reply… Read More