November 17, 2008
Defence Minister Shri AK Antony released the in-house 'Manual of Security Instructions - 2008 (MSI-2008)' at a brief function in his office here today. Speaking on the occasion Shri Antony underlined the security drill to tackle emerging threats and unpredictable risks.
The Defence Minister lauded the Security Wing of the Defence Ministry in compiling the detailed security instructions. Shri Antony called upon the security guards and officers to adhere to the instructions in spirit and action. The updated manual will help ensure a safer and more secure environment, he added. The MSI-2008 is a comprehensive compilation of security instructions issued from time to time to keep pace with the changing security environment.
Shri Jatinderbir Singh, Joint Secretary (Training) & Chief Administrative Officer, Ministry of Defence, presented Shri Antony with the inaugural copy of the MSI-2008. Smt Neelam Nath, Special Secretary in the Defence Ministry and Vice Chief of Army Staff Lt General ML Naidu were also present.