The Tamil Nadu government is impressing upon Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to set up a manufacturing unit at Salem as the state has been chosen for establishing the Centre’s ambitious defence corridor, a senior official has said.
The move is a part of the ‘Make in India’ programme to catalyse indigenous production in defence manufacturing.
“(In) Salem, we are looking at a big chunk of land. To do that we are talking to HAL if it comes forward to set up a manufacturing facility,” D P Yadav, Secretary (MSME) to the Tamil Nadu government told PTI.
He was speaking on the sidelines of International Engineering Sourcing Show (IESS) which concluded here yesterday. Read More