The Indian Express spoke to three firms bidding for the FICV project, who said that by executing the project under DPP-2008, the indigenous content will only be 30 per cent
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has appointed a three-member committee to investigate how six Jaish terrorists succeeded in penetrating the facility in spite of intelligence warnings that an attack was imminent.
The decision to choose Indian contenders to manufacture these jackets is being seen as a great push to the government’s Make In India initiative.
The Committee has stressed upon issuing advisories in the form of ‘Do’s and Dont’s and capsule courses in military academies to sensitise about responsible usage of social media.
By entering into a strategic partnership with chosen Indian private firms, the government will give them a firm commitment and do away with the system of awarding contracts to lowest bidder for these military platforms.
The MoD has acknowledged that restoration of the inherent financial powers to the DFP 2006 rules has come following pressure from the three forces.
Arbitration Tribunal finds Ministry at fault for rejecting company’s anti-mine boots
The Standing Committee on Defence highlighted several shortcomings that need immediate attention.
The Standing Committee on Defence pulled up the Defence Ministry over the lack of basic items for soldiers guarding Indian frontiers.
Vice chief officiating as Chief Of Personnel since March
The five member committee would include Punjab and Haryana High Court lawyer Maj Navdeep Singh and Maj DP Singh, a disabled veteran who lost a limb in the Kargil conflict in 1999.
The proposal to establish two such heli-hubs, one each in the Northern Command and the Eastern Command, has been approved by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
Bureaucrats, armed forces now have to get all expenditures approved first.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the policy is likely to be rolled out soon.
Defence Minister says blacklisting of firms by UPA govt was a ‘panic reaction’.