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  • Defence Ministry procurements through GeM cross Rs. 15,000 crore

    Defence Ministry procurements through GeM cross Rs. 15,000 crore

    Procurement orders by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) through the Government e-Market (GeM) portal have reached an all-time high of Rs 15,047.98 crore for the Financial Year 2021-22.

    April 30, 2022
  • Govt. approves setting up of 21 new Sainik schools

    Govt. approves setting up of 21 new Sainik schools

    The objective behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of setting up of 100 new Sainik Schools is to provide quality education to the students in tune with the National Education Policy and give them better career opportunities, including joining the armed forces, an official release today said.

    March 26, 2022
  • Centre’s nod for setting up of 100 new Sainik Schools 

    Centre’s nod for setting up of 100 new Sainik Schools 

    Union Government will provide annual support, on Merit-Cum-Means, of up to 50 per cent fee (subject to an upper limit of Rs 40,000/- per student per annum) for up to 50 per cent of class strength (subject to an upper limit of 50 students per class per annum) for the approved school.

    March 25, 2022
  • Indian Navy’s 7th P1135.6 class frigate launched in Russia

    Indian Navy’s 7th P1135.6 class frigate launched in Russia

    The Indian and Russian governments had in October 2016 signed an agreement to construct four additional P1135.6 class ships - two each in Russia and India.

    October 29, 2021
  • Govt inks deal with Spain for C-295MW transport aircraft for IAF

    Govt inks deal with Spain for C-295MW transport aircraft for IAF

    The MoD also signed an offset contract with Airbus Defence and Space through which Airbus will discharge its offset obligations through direct purchase of eligible products and services from Indian offset partners.

    September 24, 2021
  • MS Dhoni included in MoD panel to review NCC role

    MS Dhoni included in MoD panel to review NCC role

    The terms of reference of the committee, inter-alia, broadly provide for suggesting measures which can empower NCC cadets to contribute more effectively towards nation-building and national developmental efforts in various sectors; propose measures for gainful engagement of its alumni for the betterment of the organisation as a whole and to study/recommend best practices of similar international youth organisations for inclusion in the NCC curriculum.

    September 16, 2021
  • PM Modi to inaugurate defence office complexes

    PM Modi to inaugurate defence office complexes

    Located at Kasturba Gandhi Marg and Africa Avenue the new defence offices complexes will be able to accommodate around 7,000 officials from the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces, including Army, Navy and Air Force, according to a PMO note here.

    September 15, 2021
  • India, US sign accord for air launched unmanned aerial vehicle

    India, US sign accord for air launched unmanned aerial vehicle

    The agreement is a significant step towards deepening defence technology collaboration between the two nations through co-development of defence equipment, an official release today said.

    September 3, 2021
  • Why is PM silent, only he can answer: P Chidambaram on Pegasus row

    Why is PM silent, only he can answer: P Chidambaram on Pegasus row

    Chidambaram tweeted, "MoD has 'absolved' itself of any deal with the NSO Group, Israel. Assuming, MoD is correct, that takes out one Ministry/Department. What about the remaining half a dozen usual suspects?"

    August 10, 2021
  • MoD absolved itself, what about others: Chidambaram on Pegasus row

    MoD absolved itself, what about others: Chidambaram on Pegasus row

    It is unfortunate that the government has unleashed a misleading campaign to malign the combined opposition and blame it for the continued disruption in Parliament, the joint statement by the opposition read

    August 10, 2021
  • DG AFMS gets nod to recruit Ex-AMC/SSC medical officers

    DG AFMS gets nod to recruit Ex-AMC/SSC medical officers

    Under the ‘Tour of Duty’ scheme, 400 ex-AMC/SSC medical officers, released between 2017 and 2021, are expected to be recruited on a contract basis for a maximum period of 11 months.

    May 9, 2021
  • UPSC: Final results of National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (1)-2020

    UPSC: Final results of National Defence Academy and Naval Academy Examination (1)-2020

    For detailed information regarding the date of commencement of the above courses, please visit the websites of Ministry of Defence i.e., www.joinindianarmy.nic.in www.joinindiannavy.gov.in and www.careerindianairforce.cdac.in.

    March 7, 2021
  • Disengagement in Ladakh a welcome development

    Disengagement in Ladakh a welcome development

    Further, in order to support the military effort, the government reacted swiftly in providing the necessary funding when faced with the situation in Ladakh. It granted emergency powers to the Armed Forces wherein the Indian Armed Forces could procure any weapon system below Rs 500 crore.

    February 12, 2021
  • Defence procurement

    Defence procurement

    The initiative taken by the Ministry of Defence on procurement seems sound but India will take another two to three years to become self-reliant, for which constant efforts are required and the dependence on the bureaucracy must be reduced.

    December 19, 2020
  • Ishapore factory puts Bengal at forefront of indigenous defence production

    Ishapore factory puts Bengal at forefront of indigenous defence production

    The factory is making components of the Fin Stabilized Armour Piercing Discarding Sabot (FSAPDS) rounds for the Army

    October 19, 2020
  • Indian Army rehabilitates ex-insurgents with Tamul plate manufacturing plant in Assam

    Indian Army rehabilitates ex-insurgents with Tamul plate manufacturing plant in Assam

    As a pilot project, few ex-cadres are being engaged in making of these bio-degradable and cost-effective Tamul plates which can be used in catering services to serve meals in offices/institutes or at any social gatherings.

    September 3, 2020
  • Special arrangements at Red Fort by Defence Ministry for 74th Independence Day

    Special arrangements at Red Fort by Defence Ministry for 74th Independence Day

    In order to facilitate seamless movement with the least chances of any crowding, seating enclosures and walkways are laid with wooden flooring and carpeting.

    August 14, 2020