Former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had announced this project in October 2016.
The facility was withdrawn by the government in 2017 and it started paying a certain amount in instead of the ration to defence personnel.
'The Ministry of Defence has taken steps to ensure implementation of announcement made by the Prime Minister on August 15, 2018 regarding grant of permanent commission to women officers in the armed forces,' the ministry said in a statement.
Expenses of PM's domestic visits are met out of the budget of Ministry of Defence. However, the ministry hadn’t revised the prices of air travel since 1999
The defence ministry will also procure light machine guns worth Rs 1,819 crore
Coming up at a high of 3,300 metres, the strategically important Bilaspur-Manali-Leh rail project is touted to become the highest rail track in the world, overtaking China's Qinghai–Tibet Railway.
Boeing today announced establishment of Boeing Defence India (BDI), a local operating entity, that will support the company's future growth objectives in the country in services and support, sales and marketing, sourcing, manufacturing and engineering.
The company has signed a contract with Ministry of Defence, Government of India for design and construction of 14 fast patrol vessels (FPVs) for Indian coast guard, for an amount of Rs 916 crore.
Air Head Quarters, Ministry of Defence has awarded the order to supply of Chaffs and flares.
Premier Explosives wins an order from the ministry of defence. Speaking to CNBC-TV18, AN Gupta, CMD of Premier Explosives said the order win was against global competitors.
The Ministry of Defence is about to select two private sector companies to design the prototype of the futuristic infantry combat vehicle or (FICV). A consortium of Tata Motors and Bharat Forge is vying for this USD 12 billion project.
In a day or two, Ministry of Defence is likely to choose companies for designing and building protoypes for infantry combat vehicles. The order size for the FICV prototypes contract is worth around Rs 60,000, reports CNBC-TV18.
The company's board meeting is scheduled to be held on December 14, to consider the unaudited financial results for quarter and half year ended September 30, 2016.
The order includes supply of 20 launchers and 8 command posts.
There are primarily three manufacturers of these single-engine fighter jets which could be in the race â€“ Lockheed Martin which manufacture the F-16‘s, Boeing which makes Super Hornets and Swedish Saab that manufactures Gripen.
The company has won an export order worth Rs 30 crore from Ministry of defence, government of Egypt to provide range of training equipment including smart target systems.
Announcing that it plans to expand its presence in India and open an office in New Delhi by the end of the year, GA-ASI in a statement said it recognises the importance of India and looks forward to working more closely with the Indian Government from its new local office.
American aerospace major Lockheed Martin, which has offered to build F16 fighter jets under 'Make in India' initiative, has shown interest in expanding its footprint in India and "stepping up investments", officials said on July 7
"The (Heavy Industry) ministry is in talks with the Defence ministry for the revival of Tungabhadra Steel Products Ltd. The ministry wants the Defence Ministry to take it over.
"Duke has secured a contract to provide 10 high speed boats and been appointed as official vendor for same by ministry of defence for Indian Navy's International Feet Review," the company says in its filing to exchange.
"Whatever we feel are the shortcomings are being taken up by the three services with the Ministry of Defence to see that whatever we feel is necessary for our men, our officers, our civilians, is made available to them," Defence Ministry, Navy chief Admiral R K Dhowan said during his annual press conference.
Under the â€˜Imprint India‘ mission, the Indian technical institutions will be encouraged to conduct research works and for which the government will have a single window funding clearance with a reserve fund of Rs 1,000-crore.
This will create driver partner opportunities for over one lakh ex-servicemen and women on the Uber platform through AWPO referrals.
Yesterday, global e-commerce major Amazon had announced a similar talent development programme for ex-service personnel in the country.
Amazon is working with Directorate General of Resettlement, Ministry of Defence, to reach out to the community of ex-service personnel and those who are in the process of being relieved from their duties in the next 2-3 months, it said.