Cabinet approves Introduction of Registration of Marriage of NRI Bill 2019

open view news desk The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the introduction of Registration of Marriage of Non-Resident Indian (NRI) Bill, 2019, for creating   more   accountability and offering more protection against exploitation of Indian citizens, mostly women by their NRI spouses. Details: The […]


Conferring Ashoka Chakra

Following guidelines are laid down for awarding Ashoka Chakra: The Ashoka Chakra shall be awarded for most conspicuous bravery; or some act of daring of pre-eminent valour or self-sacrifice otherwise than in the face of the enemy. The persons eligible for the Ashoka Chakra shall be: Officers and […]

Roads Maintained by BRO

open view news desk During current financial year, Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has received few complaints regarding poor condition of roads maintained by BRO. The details of complaints received and action taken by BRO are given as under:- S. No. Complaint received Reference Action taken by BRO 1 […]

Suicide Cases in Defence

open view news desk The details of number of incidents of suicide and fratricide cases in the armed forces during the last three years are as under: Year Army Navy Air Force No. of Suspected Suicide Cases No. of Fratricide Cases No. of Suspected Suicide Cases No. of […]

Modernisation of Ordnance Factories

Modernization of Ordnance Factories is an on-going process with an objective to create, maintain and modernize all the capital assets, with appropriate contemporary technology for indigenous production of Defence equipment. The annual production and turnover of the Ordnance Factories across the country during each of the last three […]

Employment in Defence Corridor Project

open view news desk The Government has decided to develop defence industrial corridor in the state of Uttar Pradesh.  It has earmarked six nodal points for setting up of Defence industrial corridor in Uttar Pradesh.  These are Kanpur, Lucknow, Aligarh, Agra, Jhansi and Chitrakoot.  Five stakeholders meetings were […]

Modernisation of Armed Forces

open view news desk Modernisation of the Armed Forces is a continuous process based on threat perception, operational challenges and technological changes to keep the Armed Forces in a state of readiness to meet the entire spectrum of security challenges.  Government attaches the highest priority to ensure that […]

Restructuring and Privatisation Policy

open view news desk The Government had constituted an Expert Committee on enhancing combat capability and re-balancing defence expenditure under chairmanship of Lt. General DB Shekatkar (Retd).  On the basis of recommendations of the Committee, the Government has decided to disband two Advance Base Workshops, one Static Workshop […]