Russian ammo to fund govt’s defence plan?


The UP government will send a delegation to Russia within a few months to invite investment in its upcoming defence corridor. Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, during his two-day visit to Vladivostok in far east Russia, discussed the possibility of Russian investment in defence manufacturing.

“I have invited the Russians to invest in defence manufacturing and a delegation should go there soon to formally invite them,” the chief minister said. He said that far east Russia, occupying about 45% of the country’s area, has only 5% of its population. Of the 5-million hectare land, about 1.5 million hectare is available for cultivation, the chief minister added.

“India is the biggest food producing country in the world. I gave a proposal that they have land and we have manpower and if you start mechanised farming, the land can be used better.  Read More

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