Indian Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today inaugurated Defence Industry development meet. As per the reports, the defence industry development meet held to push up a defence with the help of Modi’s Make In India initiative. The Defence development meet, aimed to bring Indian defence manufacturers, policy makers and representatives together with the armed forces from regions to synergize efforts and to boost the Make In India for Defence initiative. Today, the Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the defence development meet in Chennai along with several armed forces representatives and manufacturers.
The Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman has also extended his views during the inauguration function of the development meet. She addressed the gathering of Indian defence manufacturers and laid stress on the importance of the transformation of the defence industry. Also, she had highlighted the steps which had been taken by the government to simplify the process for the manufacturers across India. The Defence Industry Development meet has been held to make partnerships with private industries which aims to achieve self-reliance in the defence production. The Defence development meet function which has been organised by the defence ministry will continue for two days in Chennai.
In this two days meet, the defence will enhance armed forces manufacturers to invest in India. The defence development meet mainly focuses on the make in India for defence. It is launched by the Raksha Mantri of India Nirmala Sitharaman in the dignified presence of Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Shri Edappadi K Palaniswami. Prime Minister Narendra Modi explained the agenda of the meet on his social media account. He tweeted that Make in India for defence is the meet that aimed to provide all the facilities to the Indian manufacturers so that they can provide with indigenously arms and equipment to our Armed forces.
Smt @nsitharaman inaugurates the Defence Industry Development Meet in Chennai, an initiative to bring together Indian defence manufactures, policy-makers, representatives from the armed forces from the region to synergize efforts to boost #MakeInIndia4Defence pic.twitter.com/iDBj9K5rGd
— Raksha Mantri (@DefenceMinIndia) January 18, 2018