NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said connected Tuesday that Aligarh, which was known to manufacture locks for securing houses, volition present play an important relation successful securing the country’s borders.
Inaugurating the defence corridor, PM Modi said that India volition not lone go self-reliant successful defence matters but volition besides go a large exporter successful this sector. The Prime Minister said this portion laying the instauration chromatic for the Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.
“The assemblage volition absorption connected modern acquisition and look arsenic a hub for defence studies and defence research,” Modi said.
The constitution of a Defense Industrial Corridor successful Uttar Pradesh was announced by the Prime Minister portion inaugurating the UP Investors Summit successful Lucknow connected February 21, 2018.
A full of 6 nodes – Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi and Lucknow – person been planned successful the Defence Industrial Corridor.
The corridor volition assistance successful making the state self-reliant successful the tract of defence accumulation and promoting ‘Make successful India’.
The Prime Minister said that the defence corridor successful Aligarh and the Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University would alteration occidental Uttar Pradesh soon.
India is among the apical 5 subject spenders and 1 of the emerging defence manufacturing hubs successful the world. To enactment the maturation of the defence sector, 2 Defence Industrial Corridors are being acceptable up successful India, 1 successful Uttar Pradesh and different successful Tamil Nadu.
(With inputs from agencies)