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Home Minister reviews the functioning of Internal Security Division and Narcotics Control Bureau

18/01/2018

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a review meeting of Internal Security (II) Division of MHA. Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Gauba, Special Secretary (IS), Smt. Rina Mitra, Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), Shri Abhay and Senior Officers of MHA and NCB attended the meeting. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has further liberalised the Arms Rules to boost “Make in India” manufacturing policy of the Government as also to promote employment generation in the field of manufacturing of arms and ammunition.

Renewal of FCRA Licenses of NGOs

03/01/2018

Every persons who has been granted a registration certificate shall have such certificate renewed within six months before the expiry of the period of the certificate as per the provisions of FCRA, 2010 and the Rules made thereunder. The State-wise details of NGOs whose renewal application have been granted are available on the web Portal www.fcraonline.nic.in of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

Proposal to Take Over BCAS

27/12/2017

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has proposed transfer of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security from Ministry of Civil Aviation to Union Home Ministry for better coordination of all the security agencies engaged in Civil Aviation Security. Issues relating to strengthening of Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) such as manpower, training and availability of equipment at various airports is reviewed on a continuous basis and action taken wherever required, by all the stakeholders such as Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security and Airport Operators.

Ministry of Home Affairs Year End Review 2017

28/12/2017

The activities of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) during the year 2017. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, gave its approval for implementation of umbrella scheme of "Modernisation of Police Forces (MPF)" for years 2017-18 to 2019-20. The financial outlay for the scheme over the three-year period is Rs.25, 060 crore, out of which the Central Government share will be Rs.18, 636 crore and the States’ share will be Rs.6, 424 crore. Special provision has been made under the Scheme for internal security, law and order, availability of modern weapons, mobility of police forces, logistics support, hiring of helicopters, upgradation of police wireless, National Satellite Network, CCTNS project, E-prison project etc.

Union Home Minister chairs High Level Committee meeting for Central assistance to Manipur, Mizoram and Kerala

13/12/2017

The Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) for Central Assistance to the States of Manipur, Mizoram in the wake of flood, landslides and to Kerala in the wake of drought (rabi & kharif) of 2016-17. The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh, Union Home Secretary, Shri Rajiv Gauba and senior officers of the Ministries of Home, Finance, Agriculture and Niti Aayog attended the meeting.

Border Protection Grid to be set up in Border States, says Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh

07/12/2017

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) States, in Kolkata The Home Minister, giving highest priority to making borders secure, had earlier conducted border specific review meetings for Indo-China, Indo-Myanmar, Indo-Pakistan borders. In the meeting, the Home Minister underlined the need for securing the country’s borders and putting in place the systems to facilitate legitimate trade and commerce.

Shri Rajnath Singh and his Russian counterpart sign an Agreement on Cooperation in Moscow

27/11/2017

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh arrived in Moscow, Russia yesterday on a three day visit there. He was received by Mr. Igor Zubov, State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow. Shri Rajnath Singh met Mr. Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, during which the Ministers emphasized the strength of the relationship between India and Russia that has been consolidated in the past 70 years in all areas.

Shri Rajnath Singh and his Russian counterpart sign an Agreement on Cooperation in Moscow

27/11/2017

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh arrived in Moscow, Russia yesterday on a three day visit there. He was received by Mr. Igor Zubov, State Secretary and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation at Vnukovo International Airport, Moscow. Shri Rajnath Singh met Mr. Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Minister for Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation, during which the Ministers emphasized the strength of the relationship between India and Russia that has been consolidated in the past 70 years in all areas.