Aero India: PM Modi makes strong pitch for 'Make in India' in defence sector

Aero India: PM Modi makes strong pitch for 'Make in India' in defence sector

hidden February 18, 2015 11:56:06 IST
Aero India: PM Modi makes strong pitch for 'Make in India' in defence sector
Aero India PM Modi makes strong pitch for Make in India in defence sector

Prime Minister Narendra Modi watching the Aero India Show 2015, in Bengaluru on Wednesday. PM Modi inaugurated the show and said India needs to increase its defence preparedness and modernise its forces. PIB

Aero India PM Modi makes strong pitch for Make in India in defence sector

PM Modi said the government's focus is to reduce imports and develop domestic defence industry with a sense of mission which it "is at the heart of our Make in India programme". Also seen in this photo are Union Minister for Defence Manohar Parrikar and Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilizers Ananth Kumar. PIB

Aero India PM Modi makes strong pitch for Make in India in defence sector

Addressing thousands during the inauguration, the Prime Minister also spoke about involving country's scientists soldiers, academia, industry and independent experts more closely in research and development.. PIB

Aero India PM Modi makes strong pitch for Make in India in defence sector

Flanked by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Rudabhai , PM Narendra Modi watches the Aero India show. PIB

Aero India PM Modi makes strong pitch for Make in India in defence sector

Addressing the gathering, PM Modi said as a nation of one billion people India also has a huge requirement for managing internal security. PIB

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