Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Current Affairs - 2020

Defence Minister statement on India-China issue in Rajya Sabha

On September 17, 2020, the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh addressed Rajya Sabha. He gave a complete statement on India China issue and answered several questions raised on the current border situation. Highlights The Defence Minister noted that the Chinese actions expressed disrespect to all the previous bilateral agreements.  The amassing of troops by China along Read More…

Defence Minister to visit Russia: To attend SCO, CSTO and CIS

The Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh is to visit Russia from September 3, 2020 to September 5, 2020. He will attend the Defence Ministers meet of Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Collective Security Treaty Organization and Commonwealth Security Treaty Organization. Highlights During the visit, the minister will also meet his Russian counter part Defence Minister General Shoigu Read More…

Defence Minister approves proposal to expand NCC in 173 border areas and coastal districts

On August 16, 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved a major Expansion Scheme. Under the scheme, the National Cadet Corps (NCC) is to be expanded to 173 border areas and coastal districts. Around 100,000 new cadets are to be inducted. Highlights With the deployment of NCC, the border areas are to get trained manpower for Read More…

Six Strategic Bridges in Jammu & Kashmir e-Inaugurated by Defence Minister

On 9th July 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has e-Inaugurated 6 strategic bridges in sensitive border areas of Jammu & Kashmir. All the six bridges with strategic importance along the International Border and Line of Control were constructed in record time by working in extremely difficult weather conditions and terrains by the Border Roads Organisation Read More…

DRDO develops 1000 Bed Hospital for Treatment of COVID-19 patients in 12 Days, Wards Named after Indian Army Soldiers

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established a 1000 bed facility in 12 days adjacent to the office of Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA) on Ulan Bator Road near Domestic Terminal of Indira Gandhi International Airport. The facility will be providing treatment and care for the COVID-19 positive patients. On 5th July 2020, Read More…