Defence Minister launches various initiatives of DPSUs & OFB

News: Defence minister has launched several initiatives by Defence PSUs and OFB as part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah. Facts: Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah: It is an initiative of the Ministry of Defence to boost indigenisation of defence production which will provide impetus to Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Key Initiatives Taken and Launched: Negative… Continue reading Defence Minister launches various initiatives of DPSUs & OFB

Revamp of Army Headquarters to get under way by the end of July

The Defence Ministry has approved the proposal to restructure the Army Headquarters. The aim of the restructuring of army headquarters is (a)to enhance the operational and functional efficiency (b)optimise budget expenditure (c)facilitate force modernisation and (d)address aspirations. The army has decided to create a new Deputy Chief (Sustenance) who is going to look after all… Continue reading Revamp of Army Headquarters to get under way by the end of July

Defence Ministry signs MoU with IPFC and NRDC

Defence Ministry has signed an MOU with the Intellectual Property Facilitation Cell(IPFC) and National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) in connection to the mission Raksha Gyan Shakti. The MoU aims to bridge the capacity shortfall and provide a major fillip to the ongoing efforts of the Defence Ministry towards promoting a culture of Innovation and Intellectual… Continue reading Defence Ministry signs MoU with IPFC and NRDC

Defence companies can self-certify product quality: Ministry of defence

The defence ministry has announced a policy which will allow private defence firms to self-certify the quality of their products.The policy also covers the defence public sector units (DPSUs). The objective of the policy is to promote ease of doing business and achieve the vision of ‘Make in India’.As per the policy, a mechanism will… Continue reading Defence companies can self-certify product quality: Ministry of defence

Defence Ministry rejects Bimal Verma’s petition challenging appointment of Navy Chief

The Ministry of Defence(MoD) has rejected Vice Admiral Bimal Verma plea against the government’s decision to ignore him for the Navy chief’s post despite him being the senior most officer. Vice Admiral had filed a statutory complaint to the Defence Ministry after the Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) had asked him to approach the government with… Continue reading Defence Ministry rejects Bimal Verma’s petition challenging appointment of Navy Chief