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PM Modi chairs high level meeting to review India’s security preparedness amid Russia-Ukraine war

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar were among those who attended the meeting.

PTI Reported by: PTI New Delhi Updated on: March 13, 2022 14:48 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Highlights

  • PM Modi chairs high-level meeting to review India’s security preparedness
  • Meeting amid worsening Russia-Ukraine situation
  • Rajnath Singh, Nirmala Sitharaman, Jaishankar, Ajit Doval attended the meeting

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday chaired a high-level meeting to review India’s security preparedness and the prevailing global scenario in the context of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, government sources said.

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar were among those who attended the meeting.

NSA Ajit Doval and other senior officials also attended the meeting.

The Prime Minister was briefed on latest developments and different aspects of India’s security preparedness in the border areas as well as in the maritime and air domain.

He was briefed on the latest developments in Ukraine, including the details of Operation Ganga to evacuate Indian nationals, along with some citizens of India’s neighbouring countries, from Ukraine.

PM Modi during the meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security directed that all possible efforts should be made to bring back the mortal remains of Naveen Shekharappa, who died in Kharkiv.

He took a detailed overview of global tech usage in defence sector and India’s advances in the same. He also emphasised on integrating latest technology in the country's security apparatus, sources said.

PM Modi reiterated that every effort must be made to make India self-reliant in the defence sector so that it not only strengthens our security but also enhances economic growth, they said.

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