Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has made an important announcement today. The Defense Minister has said that the Ministry of Defense is now ready to pursue the initiative of self-reliance.
• Ministry of Defense ready to pursue self-reliance initiative
• Announces ban on import of 101 defense equipment
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has made an important announcement today
The Defense Minister has said that the Ministry of Defense is now ready to pursue the initiative of self-reliance. The ministry has prepared a list of 101 defense devices whose imports will be bane. He said that production in the defense sector will be encourage. The Defense Minister said that this is a major step towards India’s self-reliance in the defense sector.
Rajnath Singh said that this list includes not only some parts but also high-tech weapons such as assault rifles, sonar systems, transport aircraft, LCH, radar and many more.
The Indian defense industry will get an opportunity to manufacture the items included in the negative list
According to the Defense Minister, this decision has been taken on the call of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With this decision, India’s defense industry will get an opportunity to produce on a large scale. The Defense Minister said that with this decision, the Indian defense industry will get an opportunity to manufacture the items included in the negative list.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh said that after consultation with all stakeholders, the import of the product i.e. defense equipment will be banned. The decisions that have take now will be implement between 2020 and 2024. The list of 101 products also includes Armored Fighting Vehicles (AFVs).
The Ministry of Defense after consultation with all stakeholders such as the armed forces, private and government industries
Rajnath Singh said that this list has been prepared by the Ministry of Defense after consultation with all stakeholders such as the armed forces, private and government industries. During the talks, the current and future capabilities of Indian industry regarding the manufacture of ammunition and various defense equipment in India were also assessed.
In a series of tweets, Rajnath Singh said that the three forces had given contracts worth about Rs 3.5 lakh crore between April 2015 and August 2020 for about 260 schemes of such products. It is estimated that in the next 6 to 7 years, contracts worth about Rs 4 lakh crore will be give to domestic industry.
The Defense Minister is being considere very important amid tension with China over the Actual Line of Control (LAC) in Ladakh
Earlier, the Ministry tweet Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will make an important announcement at 10 am today. At the moment, speculations was that the Defense Minister can make an announcement regarding the negative list regarding imports from China.
It was believe that the Ministry of Defense would soon be coming with a negative arms list. Under this, the import of certain weapons will be bane.
Deadlock likely to continue
Let me tell you that the Ministry of Defense had expressed the possibility of a prolonged standoff with China. Because despite talks between India and China on LSC on Pangong Lake, no solution has been found yet. Because of this, the deadlock continues in the ongoing discussion about disengagement.
Rajnath Singh met some of the brave soldiers of Galvan
Taking an unprecedented step, the Indian Defense Ministry says that the process of disengagement is stuck. For the first time, the Ministry of Defense had officially put the information on the website, acknowledging the Chinese intrusion as transgression. However, after the controversy increase , this report was now remove from the website on Thursday.
Let us tell you that Defense Minister Rajnath Singh met some of the brave soldiers of Galvan who injured in violent clash with China in Lukung during their visit to Ladakh a few days ago. Many of these soldiers have now fully recovered and returned to their duties.