Army Current Affairs - 2020

January 15: Indian Army Day

On January 15, 2020, India celebrated its 72nd Army Day. It is being celebrated every year to honour soldiers who sacrificed their lives for the country. The Army Day Parade was held at the Parade Ground in Delhi Cantonment as a part of the celebrations. It is important to remember such great soldiers as they Read More…

Defence Ministry: 5th Edition of ARTECH to be held in New Delhi

Ministry of Defence is to hold ARTECH seminar in New Delhi on 23rd December, 2019. ARTEC is Army Technology Seminar that is being held since 2016. Highlights The fifth edition of ARTEC is to be organized by the Indian Army under Ministry of Defence on “Technologies for Non-contact Warfare”. Speakers from diverse industries, subject matter Read More…

December 7: Army Forces Flag Day

Every Year India dedicates December 7 to the Armed Forces Flag Day. The day is dedicated towards fund collection from people of India for the welfare of Indian Armed Forces. The day is being observed annually since 1949. Significance The main purpose of the observation is rehabilitation of battle casualties, resettlement and welfare of ex-servicemen Read More…

Indo-French Joint Exercise Shakti 2019

The joint military exercise of India and French troops is to be held between 31st October 2019 and 13th November 2019. It is a biennial exercise conducted alternately in India and France. The exercise is to be conducted at the Foreign Training Node at Mahajan Field Firing Range, Rajasthan. A contingent of Sikh regiment of Read More…

Defence Budget 2019

The Interim Budget 2019 has increased the allocations to the Defence Ministry by 6.87 per cent to Rs 3.18 lakh crore against last year’s allocation of Rs 2.98 lakh crore. Allocations to Defence Ministry The Defence Ministry budget outlay includes: Of the total allocation of Rs 3.18 lakh crore, Rs 1,08,248 crore has been set Read More…