Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Current Affairs, GK & News

Border Roads Organisation sets up two CoE

Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh inaugurated two Centres of Excellence (CoE) established by Border Roads Organisation (BRO) at Seema Sadak Bhawan in New Delhi. About Centres of Excellence CoEs have been established to achieve excellence in road safety and to foster growth in construction of roads, air fields, tunnels and bridges. Two CoEs are: Centre of ..

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DAC clears deal for 6 submarines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared a mega project to build six conventional submarines for Indian Navy. Decision was taken at DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. Highlights This project will cost around Rs 43,000 crore. It was cleared under strategic partnership mode. Project seeks to narrow the gap with growing naval skills ..

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Defence Minister launches SeHAT OPD Portal

Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, has launched ‘Services e-Health Assistance & Tele-consultation (SeHAT) OPD Portal. Highlights Service Will be provided by defence services doctors who are on regular duties. Persons aged 75 and above can consult without waiting. Similar portal called “e-sanjivani platform’ have provided facility of telecommunication to about 5 lakh people in recent months. ..

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Hypersonic Wind Tunnel Test Facility

The Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently inaugurated the Advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel test facility in Hyderabad. This is the first of its kind being launched in the country. India is the third country after United States and Russia to launch the facility. What is a Wind Tunnel? Wind Tunnels are large tubes with air blowing ..

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Shekatkar Committee: Abolition of 9,304 Military Engineering Services

Union Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh recently approved the abolition of 9,304 posts in the military engineering services. The posts were abolished based on the recommendation of Shekatar Committee. Highlights The late Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in 2016 appointed a 11-member committee. It was named the Shekatar Committee. Of all the recommendations made by the ..

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