Tamil Nadu trying to woo HAL to set up manufacturing unit at Salem

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

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