Cabinet Committee on Security Current Affairs, GK & News

Vadodara: IAF Transport aircraft manufacturing facility

On October 30, Prime Minister Modi will lay foundation stone for C-295 transport aircraft manufacturing facility in Vadodara, Gujarat. Background of the project The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) had approved the procurement of 56 C-295 MW transport aircraft from the Spain-based Airbus Defence and Space in September 2021. On the same month, the Defence ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

First indigenously developed LCH

The first indigenously-developed multirole light combat helicopters named Prachand were inducted into the Indian Air Force. Key facts Prachand was formally inducted into the 143 Helicopter Unit – an IAF fleet in Jodhpur Base, Rajasthan. Earlier, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CSS) approved the procurement of the 15 LCH Limited Series Production (LSP) at the ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

National Security Directive on Telecom Sector

The Cabinet Committee on Security recently announced the National Security Directive on Telecommunication sector. It will mandate service providers to purchase equipment from trusted sources. It has been framed in the perspective of national security. Under the provisions, the Government of India will declare a list of trusted sources and trusted products to be installed ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

India to get its First Chief of Defence Staff

The Cabinet Committee On Security (CCS) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the creation of a Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) post that will function as a single point of contact for different branches of armed forces. CCS also approved the report of a high-level committee headed by National Security Advisor Ajit ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Government clears setting up of Defence Space Research Agency

The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) of the Central Government of India headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has cleared setting up of new agency called Defence Space Research Agency (DSRO. The DSRO has been entrusted with task of creating space warfare weapon systems and technologies. Key Highlights Background: The decision to set up a ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Cabinet Committees and their Functions

The Standing Committees of the Cabinet are constituted by the Prime Minister who sets out the specific functions to them. The Prime Minister can add or reduce the number of committees. Why the cabinet committees are necessary? Article 77(3) of the Constitution states: The President shall make rules for the more convenient transaction of the ..

Category: 

Topics: