Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal today said the government will aggressively pursue strategic sale in loss-making units and has put Hindustan Photo Films on the block, but ruled out privatising bleeding Air India, saying every major country needs a national carrier.
Four-lakh defence civilian employees from 430 defence unions working in 41 ordnance factories, 52 Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) labs, the army, navy and the air force are protesting what they term the Centre’s bid to privatise the defence sector.
This is really going to be the centre of the helicopter industry in India. You can see that this is a very modern facility. We have invested about 100 crores.