May 29, 2014: Rao Inderjit Singh took over as Minister of State for Defence here today. On his arrival at the Ministry of Defence in South Block, Singh was received by senior officials of the Ministry. After taking over as the MoS Defence, Singh informally interacted with the media and outlined the priority areas of the government.
Later, the Minister took stock of various developments in the Ministry by interacting with the Chief of Army Staff General Bikram Singh, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Robin K Dhowan and Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Lt. General Anil Chait. This was followed by the Defence Secretary R.K. Mathur calling on the Minister in his Chamber where he discussed with him the working of the Ministry and other important issues.