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The defence ministry cleared the purchase of platforms and equipment to the tune of Rs 38,900 crore for the armed forces.
Indian security officials say Pakistan-based operatives may have developed a “malicious” application on a similar name, which was sent to Indian defence personnel from the UK.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also announced that he will donate one month's salary, totalling around Rs 500 crore to the relief fund.
Draft Defence Procurement Procedure, 2020 also proposes increasing the Indigenous Content stipulated in various categories of procurement, to support the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
Defence Ministry Wednesday gave green signal to the purchase of 83 Light Combat Aircraft Mark 1A Tejas from the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited at a cost of Rs 37,000 cr.
Indian officials say London court ruling came in a 'family dispute' that does not involve international governments, defence ministry has 'no information'.
If anything, India's political leaders will now be more susceptible to military advice without any corresponding increase in their ability to interrogate them.
The new building will be spread over 39 acres in Delhi Cantonment area. Presently, the Indian Army headquarters are located in South Block at Raisina Hill.
The DMA is a new department in addition to the four existing verticals in the ministry — the departments of defence, defence research, defence production and development and ex-service welfare.
Defence ministry has demanded a fund for purchases that would roll on to the next fiscal if not utilised. But finance ministry has been against it.