The Defence Estates News (DEN) is an IDES newsletter being published by the Institute. The newsletter highlights the initiatives and achievements of the Department and the officers of the Service. It serves to motivate the officers and staff towards  achieving  organisational Mission and Objectives. The Newsletter has been widely appreciated by the Ministry and the Armed Forces. Till June, 2012, the  DEN was published quarterly. However, it has now been decided that DEN will be brought out on half-yearly basis, in January and July every year.

The Editorial Committee of DEN is:

Shri Harish Prasad, Director NIDEM              - Chairman
Shri Puspendra Singh, Joint Director NIDEM               - Member