Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday inaugurated the Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor in the Tiruchirapalli district of Tamil Nadu, with various private and public sector industries announcing an investment of around Rs 3100 crores.
The Defence Minister spoke about various initiatives for the industry to engage with armed forces and co-create the best in defence technologies through the flagship ‘Make in India’ program.
She stated that development of these corridors will not only help in accelerated growth and regional industry agglomeration but will also facilitate a well-planned and efficient industrial base which will boost defence production .
This will be the country’s second defence industrial corridor after the first one was launched in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh August last year. Read More