Rajnath Singh Current Affairs, GK & News

Defence Minister launches e-Chhawani Portal

The Defence Minister of India, Rajnath Singh, has launched the e-Chhawani portal on February 16, 2021. E-Chhawani Project With the launch of this portal, the residents of Cantonment areas can now register their complaints with respect to the civic issues. The portal would also help in resolving the complaints regarding the civic issues from home. ..

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ASTRA Mk-I Missile, IMSAS and BOSS System – Key Facts

The Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh recently handed over three systems developed by DRDO (Defence Research and Development Organization) to the chiefs of the Defence Forces. The IMSAS (Indian Maritime Situational Awareness System) was handed over to the Indian Naval Chief Admiral Karambir Singh. The Astra Mk-1 was handed over to the Air Chief Marshal ..

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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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Model of Anti-Satellite Missile system inaugurated at DRDO

On November 9, 2020, the Defence Minister Shri Raj Nath Singh inaugurated the anti-Satellite Missile System at Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) headquarters, New Delhi. Background The DRDO successfully conducted anti-satellite missile test at Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha. Anti-Satellite Weapon It is designed to destroy satellites for military purposes. However, no ASAT ..

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Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh approves new DRDO Procurement Manual 2020

On October 20, 2020, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved a new Defence Research Development Organization Procurement Manual, 2020. The main objective of release of the manual is to encourage MSME (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) in Research and Development. Highlights The manual will simplify processes of procurement and will therefore, facilitate indigenous defence industry. ..

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