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Prime Minister Narendra Modi arriving at the Amar Jawan Jyoti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arriving at the Amar Jawan Jyoti

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi arriving at the Amar Jawan Jyoti, India Gate, on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day Parade 2015, in New Delhi on January 26, 2015.

 66th Republic Day Parade 2015

66th Republic Day Parade 2015

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee arrives at Raj Path, meets the US President, Mr. Barack Obama and the First Lady Michelle Obama, at the 66th Republic Day Parade 2015, in New Delhi on January 26, 2015. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi is also seen.

Tank T- 90 (Bhishma) passes through the Rajpath

Tank T- 90 (Bhishma) passes through the Rajpath

Tank T- 90 (Bhishma) passes through the Rajpath during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade-2015, in New Delhi on January 23, 2015.

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inspecting the flag area, during his visit to the DG NCC Republic Day Camp – 2015

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inspecting the flag area, during his visit to the DG NCC Republic Day Camp – 2015

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar inspecting the flag area, during his visit to the DG NCC Republic Day Camp – 2015, in New Delhi on January 21, 2015. The DG NCC, Lt. Gen. Aniruddha Chakravarty is also seen.

HAL Chairman Urges Steps to Bridge Skill Gap; Aerospace University

HAL Chairman Urges Steps to Bridge Skill Gap; Aerospace University

HAL Chairman Urges Steps to Bridge Skill Gap; Aerospace University. “The issues related to human resources must be handled with utmost care, sensitivity and if required with firmness”, said Mr. Ashwani Dutt, Member, Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) in his keynote address at the 2nd Aerospace HR Round Table held here today under the auspices of HAL and University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES). The theme of the conference attended by aerospace HR professionals was “Human Capital – A Source of Business and Competitive Advantage”. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. R.K. Tyagi, Chairman HAL, pointed out that the aerospace sector lacked the much needed skills to meet its current and future demands. “What we need is around 10 lakh skilled people, and we must get them as crores of investment would be made in India in next few years”, he said. “HAL on its part is planning to create an aerospace university with initial investment of Rs. 100 crore. This will ensure academia and industry linkage. Having a degree is not enough as we need people who are in tune with the industry”, he added. Mr. V.M. Chamola, Director, HR (HAL) in his address stressed on the need to bring down man-hour rates in PSUs and concentrate on efficiency of the workforce. “Labour productivity must enhanced with right planning”, he felt. Prof Utpal Ghosh, Pro-Vice Chancellor of UPES, focused on various issued related to airline industry and HR challenges of the industry.

Guard of Honour at the DGNCC Republic Day Camp 2015

Guard of Honour at the DGNCC Republic Day Camp 2015

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh inspecting the Guard of Honour at the DGNCC Republic Day Camp 2015, in New Delhi on January 09, 2015.

Defence Minister visits Hindan Air Base

Defence Minister visits Hindan Air Base

Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar accompanied by Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha and Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief , Western Air Command, Air Marshal SS Soman, during his visit to Air Force Station Hindan.

Paying homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti

Paying homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti

The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar and three Services Chiefs the Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha paying homage to the Martyrs of 1971 War, at Amar Jawan Jyoti, to mark Vijay Diwas, in New Delhi on December 16, 2014.

Indian Air Force launches the Phase-II of 3D Air Combat Mobile Game 'Guardians of the Skies'

Indian Air Force launches the Phase-II of 3D Air Combat Mobile Game 'Guardians of the Skies'

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Air Officer-in-Charge Personnel (AOP) Air Marshal S Sukumar (right) and Assistant Chief of the Air Staff (Personnel Officers) Air Vice Marshal (AVM) NK Tandon (left) at the launch of phase II of the 3D Air Combat Mobile Game 'Guardians of the Skies'at Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park, New Delhi, 11 Dec 2014.

Prime Minister paying homage to the martyrs at Martyrs Memorial

Prime Minister paying homage to the martyrs at Martyrs Memorial

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage to the martyrs at Martyrs Memorial, Badami Bagh Cantonment, in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on December 08, 2014.

 The occasion of Navy Day

The occasion of Navy Day

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar and other dignitaries during the 'At Home' reception, organised by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan on the occasion of Navy Day, in New Delhi on December 04, 2014.

The French Defence Minister in India

The French Defence Minister in India

The French Defence Minister, Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian calling on the Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar, in New Delhi on December 01, 2014.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the Dhruv ALH to Nepal Army

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handing over the Dhruv ALH to Nepal Army

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi handing over the Dhruv ALH to Nepal Army, at Army Pavilion, in Kathmandu, Nepal, on November 25, 2014. The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj is also seen.

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar Inaugurates IMAC, a Navy-CG Joint Operations Centre

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar Inaugurates IMAC, a Navy-CG Joint Operations Centre

The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar along with the Minister of State for Planning (Independent Charge) and Defence, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral R.K. Dhowan, the Defence Secretary, Shri R.K. Mathur and other dignitaries being briefed about the National Command Control Communication and Intelligence (NC3I) network at the Information Management and Analysis Centre (IMAC), in Gurgaon on November 23, 2014.

Commander in Chief, RFAF, Col Gen Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev reviewing the Guard of Honour

Commander in Chief, RFAF, Col Gen Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev reviewing the Guard of Honour

The Commander in Chief, Russian Federation Air Force (RFAF), Col. Gen. Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev reviewing the Guard of Honour, in New Delhi on November 17, 2014.

French Navy Chief in India

French Navy Chief in India

The Chief of Naval Staff, French Navy, Admiral Bernard Rogel inspecting the Guard of Honour, in New Delhi on November 13, 2014. Admiral Bernard Rogel, Chief of Naval Staff, French Navy is on an official visit to India from 13 to 18 Nov 14 to discuss existing Navy to Navy cooperation, cement existing bridges of friendship as well as to explore new avenues of cooperation between the Indian and French Navies.

Memento to Chief of RFAR

Memento to Commander in Chief of RFAR

Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, Chairman COSC and Chief of the Air Staff presenting a memento to Col Gen Viktor Nikolaevich Bondarev, Commander in Chief of Russian Federation Air Force (RFAF) at Air Head Quarters, New Delhi on 17 Nov 14.

New Defence Minister briefed by CAS

New Defence Minister briefed by CAS

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar being briefed by the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha alongwith Principal Staff Officers (PSOs) during his familiarisation visit at Air Headquarters, New Delhi today. Hon'ble RRM Shri Rao Inderjit Singh alongwith MoD officials were also present in the briefing.

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar holding a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry and Armed Forces

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar holding a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry and Armed Forces

Shri Manohar Parrikar holding a meeting with the senior officials of the Ministry and Armed Forces after taking charge as new Defence Minister, in New Delhi on November 10, 2014. The Minister of State for Defence, Rao Inderjit Singh, the Defence Secretary, Shri RK Mathur, the Secretary (Defence Production), Shri G Mohan Kumar, the Secretary Ex-Servicemen Welfare, Shri Prabhudayal Meena, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan and the Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh are also seen.

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan presenting a model of INS Tarasa

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan presenting a model of INS Tarasa

The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral RK Dhowan presenting a model of INS Tarasa to the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr. James Alix Michel, in Seychelles on November 07, 2014