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Thales appoints Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as the new VP and Country Director for India.

Thales appoints Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as the new VP and Country Director for India.

Thales, a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Transport, Defence and Security markets, has appointed Emmanuel de Roquefeuil as its new Vice President and Country Director for India.

Analysing the Defence Budget 2017-18 : By Lt Gen (Retd) S L Narasimhan

Analysing the Defence Budget 2017-18 : By Lt Gen (Retd) S L Narasimhan

Mr Arun Jaitley, the finance minister, broke new ground on 01 February 2017 by presenting the budget a full one month ahead of time and also combined the railway budget with the main budget.

Baba Kalyani, Chairman & MD, Bharat Forge Ltd. on Union Budget 17-18

Baba Kalyani, Chairman & MD, Bharat Forge Ltd. on Union Budget 17-18

The Budget 2017-18 has been presented at a time of significant global developments. These include the US presidential election, Brexit, political uncertainties in Europe.

Defence Industry Applauds Higher Capex Allocations In The Budget 2017

Defence Industry Applauds Higher Capex Allocations In The Budget 2017

Calling its a directional change, the Indian industry was glad that Defence Capex allocation has been increased by 20% over RE 16-17 and 10% over BE 16-17.

India’s Defence Budget Up 6%, Higher Capital Allocation Cheers Defence Industry

India’s Defence Budget Up 6%, Higher Capital Allocation Cheers Defence Industry

A move that cheered the defence industry on Wednesday, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Budget proposals for 2017-18 increased the defence budget allocation to Rs 2,74,114.12 crore, a 5.6% increase over the revised estimates of the present year. This exclude Defence pension that is not part of this allocation. Significantly, this shows that India’s defence […]

Streamline Procurements To See That Budget Lapse Is Not More Than 2-3% : Roomie Dara Vakil, Solar Industries India Ltd

Streamline Procurements To See That Budget Lapse Is Not More Than 2-3% : Roomie Dara Vakil, Solar Industries India Ltd

Last year the budget was Rs.2.58 Lakh crores of which Rs.88,000 crores was for Capital expenditure. In the last four years Rs.35,000 crores capital expenditure has not been utilized and there is a 10% lapse every year.

SpiceJet named ‘Greatest  Brand’, Ajay Singh ‘Global Asian’ of the year

SpiceJet named ‘Greatest Brand’, Ajay Singh ‘Global Asian’ of the year

It was a clean sweep for SpiceJet at the Asia One Awards in Singapore as it walked away with top recognition in three prime categories

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba On A 5-Day Visit To India’s Strategic Tri-Service Command

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba On A 5-Day Visit To India’s Strategic Tri-Service Command

Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC, Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Naval Staff (CNS)accompanied by Mrs. Reena Lanba, President NWWA arrived at Port Blair on their five day visit to Andaman and Nicobar Command on 31 Jan 17

Change of Guards At Ordnance Factory Board: S C Bajpai Is The New Chairman OFB

Change of Guards At Ordnance Factory Board: S C Bajpai Is The New Chairman OFB

S C Bajpai has been appointed as the next Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and chairman, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB).

Whatever be the results of Goa elections, Manohar Parrikar to continue as India’s defence minister : Sources

Whatever be the results of Goa elections, Manohar Parrikar to continue as India’s defence minister : Sources

While it may be a bit early to predict as to who becomes the chief minister of Goa if BJP returns to power but what is becoming apparent is that Manohar Parrikar will not be relived from her s present role and will continue as India’s defence minister.