• Sat. Apr 1st, 2023

Defence Minister reviews progress in construction of various infrastructure projects along northern border during a high-level meeting in New Delhi

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh chaired a high-level meeting in New Delhi on Tuesday to review the progress in construction of various infrastructure projects on the northern border areas.

Rajnath Singh called for expediting all pending projects on top priority, stating that ‘whole of nation’ approach should be adopted in matters of national security. To fast-track the pending projects, it has been decided to set up a committee of Secretaries which will meet at frequent intervals.

Minister of Road Transport and Highways  Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Railways, Communications, Electronics & Information Technology  Ashwini Vaishnaw, Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy  RK Singh, Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Bhupender Yadav, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval,  Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, Uttarakhand Chief Minister  Pushkar Singh Dhami and Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Brig (Dr) BD Mishra (Retd), Chief of Defence Staff General Anil Chauhan, Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, Chief of the Army Staff General Manoj Pande, Defence Secretary Shri Giridhar Aramane and other senior officials of the concerned Ministries attended the meeting.

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