Capacity building must continue unabated: Parrikar
April 20, 2015 Last Updated at 23:30 IST
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said capacity building must continue unabated, as he met top commanders in the national capital. The minister presided over two separate meetings of the army commandos and the Air Force commandos.
Addressing a meet of commanders of the Air Force, Parrikar asked them to focus on safety and conservation of available resources. While addressing the bi-annual meet of Army commanders, the minister congratulated the Indian Army, stating that it was one of the most professional institutions of the country, an official statement said.
He also complemented the way the Indian Army dealt with very difficult challenges including the proxy war, and highlighted the selfless response by the army in dealing with Jammu and Kashmir floods.
According to officials, Parrikar said, one of the topmost priorities of the government was the welfare of ex-servicemen in which the 'One Rank One Pension' scheme implementation process is underway.
Army Chief General Dalbir Singh, meanwhile, stressed on various major operational, logistics, training and manpower issues.
During the meet of Air Force commanders, Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha updated the minister on operational status of the force, induction of C-17 Globemasters and operationalisation of C-130 Hercules aircraft.
He also highlighted the efforts put in to increase the aircraft serviceability and the corresponding increase in flying task of the Air Force as compared to the previous year.
Parrikar also congratulated the Air Force for their contribution in various relief and rescue operations, especially during Jammu and Kashmir floods and rescue of Indians from Yemen.
The minister emphasised on aviation safety and conserve available resources.
(SOURCE- BUSINESS STANDARD)
Top priority is play with soldier emotion and issue a statement.ReplyDelete
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OROP has become a bone in the throat of the govt.Actually no one in the Govt knew the correct expenditure on a/c of OROP. UPA Govt too did not know the full budgetary fact of the OROP. UPA Govt while calculating the political milage during gen election just announced OROP with a budget of Rs 500/- crores.They were expecting initial expenditure of Rs 1000/- crores.Without understanding the budgetary implication BJP too considering vote bank promised OROP. The Govt realised the financial involvement only when service HQ submitted the DGL. Every one in the BJP is in favour of implimenting OROP except the FM. As per his thought process OROP is not financialy viable. The FM is No I in the Govt after PM. The FM has done some precision magic in economic management with which the growth of GDP improved and inflation bit reduced which is a major credit for FM. Therefore even the PM is not inclined to ask FM to agree with OROP expenditure. But OROP has been accepted by two parliaments BJP is not in position to backtrack and abondone the OROP but using political tactics of delay; delay and delay. However things will not go far this way, the PM has to direct the FM one day(not very far) to accept the OROP. We will wait for that day. JAI HIND.ReplyDelete
Top priority means not to implement orop on top priority and DROP the OROP imdt by fooling usReplyDelete
Top priority of DM M.Parrikar is well known I.e. OROP. What is the Top priority of IESM as of now ??? Any low priority news ?????ReplyDelete
IF YOU COULD NOT IMPLEMENT OROP IN TIME AND CONTROL THE BUREQAUCRAT THEN BETTER TO RESIGN THE POST OF DEFENCE MINSTERReplyDelete
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The Top Priority for the DM has been declared as OROP, umpteenth times but can the language deptt of Govt or learned professors of English , around the country explain in simple terms what exactly does the term Top Priority means as per Encyclopedia Britannica or Encyclopedia Politics???ReplyDelete
Mr. Parrikar the RM of India, why you are not keeping your word in reality towards orop ? When I went through your BIO, It stated that you are clean. Now only I am understanding what does mean it. Yes, You are very clean with soldiers orop not to sanction immediately. One day, total you people have to reply for it.ReplyDelete
Top priority of government means that the action to finalize the situation would be delayed up to maximum extent.ReplyDelete
It is very clear that 80% voters are related to esm direct or indirect Now is the much time to think about esm other we think after 4 years jai Hind.ReplyDelete