Come Up With Indigenous Solutions For Modernisation Of Defence Forces: Sitharaman To Industry

In a big encouragement for the Indian defence industry, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday (18 November) asked the industry to come out with indigenous solutions for the defence forces and assured that teams from the three services (Army, Navy and Air Force) along with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Ordnance Factories would visit across regions to interact with the industry on their requirements for both the short and the long term.

Sitharaman was in Chennai on Saturday and met with a host of defence companies including L&T, Reddy Group, MRF, TVS, LMW, EEYES, besides several micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) at an event organised by the Confederation of India Industry (CII) in Chennai.

She assured that the Defence Ministry was open to ideas and indigenous solutions for modernisation of the defence forces. Read More…

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