Union Ministry of Defence Current Affairs, GK & News

Def Connect: Ministry of Defence showcases the innovations of iDEX initiative

Ministry of Defence (MoD) is organizing the “Def Connect” event on November 11, 2019. The main objective of the event is to showcase the accomplishments of iDEX-Innovations for Defence Exellence. Highlights The event will bring together several stakeholders such as MoD selected startups, nodal agencies of Indian Navy and Indian Air Force, Industrial Associations, DRDO, ..

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DRDO transfers design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to Indian Army

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) transferred the design of Mobile Metallic Ramp (MMR) to Indian Army. The designs of were handed over by Chairman of DRDO Dr G Satheesh Reddy to Vice Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Devraj Anbu at an event held at DRDO Bhawan in New Delhi. About Mobile Metallic Ramp ..

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Defence Ministry signs MoU with IPFC and NRDC

In a major boost to Mission Raksha Gyan Shakti, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Intellectual Property Facilitation Cell (IPFC), Department of Defence Production, Union Ministry of Defence and National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), Union Ministry of Science and Technology. Key Highlights of MoU The partnership between IPFC and NRDC is expected to ..

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K Natarajan appointed new Coast Guard DG

K Natarajan has been appointed as new Director General (DG) of Indian Coast Guard (ICG). He will be succeeding Rajendra Singh, who retires on 30 June 2019. About K. Natarajan Natarajan is 1984-batch officer. The flag officer has held various important command and staff appointments, both afloat and ashore. He also served as the Commanding ..

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Govt. restores ‘ration in kind’ provision to military officers in peace areas

The Government of India has approved Union Ministry of Defence proposal for restoration of ‘ration in kind’ to military officers stationed in peace areas. This is one of the first major decisions taken by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh after he assumed the new portfolio role in Modi government’s 2nd term. Key Highlights Background: On 1 ..

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