Odisha is planning to roll out a defence manufacturing policy in the next three months, an official said on Monday.
“We see immense potential for defence and aerospace manufacturing. In fact, we are planning to come up with the defence manufacturing policy in the next three months,” the Department of Industries’ Principal Secretary Sanjeev Chopra said.
Odisha has been a leader in metals production and was now focusing on ancillary and downstream industries which could be beneficial to areas like defence and automotive, Chopra said.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s government has also been focusing on chemicals and petrochemicals, textiles and apparel, agro and sea food processing, electronics manufacturing and tourism, according to Read More…