PM To Give 'Outline For Self-Reliant India' On August 15: Rajnath Singh

Main and hard selections being taken to advertise self-reliance in defence manufacturing, Rajnath Singh stated.

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will current a brand new define for a self-reliant India in his tackle to the nation from the ramparts of the Pink Fort on August 15, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh stated on Sunday.

The defence minister stated varied departments and ministries of the federal government are working severely to implement PM Modi’s initiative for a self-reliant India and that it’s an try to provide a recent dimension to Mahatma Gandhi’s push for “Swadeshi“.

Mr Singh was talking at an internet occasion organised to pay tributes to revolutionary freedom fighter Udham Singh.

Speaking concerning the “Atmanirbhar” initiative, the defence minister stated that the coronavirus pandemic has proven {that a} nation might not have the ability to successfully shield its sovereignty if it isn’t self-reliant.

“Our authorities is not going to permit any hurt to India’s self respect and sovereignty at any price,” he stated.

“Prime Minister Narendra Modi will current earlier than the nation a brand new define for a self-reliant India in his tackle from the ramparts of the Pink Fort on the Independence Day,” Mr Singh stated.

Referring to the defence ministry’s resolution to ban import of 101 navy weapons and platforms, Mr Singh stated main and hard selections are being taken to advertise self-reliance in defence manufacturing.

He stated large weapons techniques will now be produced in India and the nation will search for their export to make it a hub for defence manufacturing.

In a serious push to advertise the home defence trade, Mr Singh on Sunday morning introduced restrictions on import of 101 weapons and navy platforms together with gentle fight helicopters, transport plane, typical submarines and cruise missiles by 2024.

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