Rapidly Moving Towards Jointness Of Three Services: Rajnath SinghDefence Minister Rajnath Singh (Pic Via Twitter)

India is rapidly moving towards jointness of the three services of the armed forces and effort is to have common logistic nodes so that resources of one service can be seamlessly made available to the other, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.

And, logistics is among the fields that benefited the most from this jointness, he said at the event held at Manekshaw Centre in Delhi Cantonment.

Addressing a seminar on Army logistics in New Delhi, the Union minister also said that India has made rapid progress in the rail sector, and over 9,000 km lines have been doubled in the last seven years. The corresponding figure was only 1,900 km in the five years preceding 2014, he said.

The opening ceremony of the seminar was attended by Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande, IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V R Chaudhari and Navy Chief Admiral R Hari Kumar and NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat, among others.

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