HomeAatmanirbhar Bharat"Governments before 2014 kept India dependent on foreign countries for defence needs":...

“Governments before 2014 kept India dependent on foreign countries for defence needs”: PM Modi

msid 108442206,imgsize

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that governments prior to 2014 deliberately kept India dependent on foreign countries for its defence needs.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with delegates from more than 30 countries witnessed the war exercise “Bharat Shakti” at the Pokhran field firing range in Jaisalmer district.

Addressing defence personnel and locals, PM Modi said, “The country’s first major scam took place in army procurement. Before 2014 there were discussions on scams in defense deals and pending defence deals. Past governments deliberately kept India dependent on foreign countries for its defence needs.”

The war exercise displayed the firepower capability of indigenous weapons and the operational readiness of all three services of the defence forces.

Without naming the Congress government, the Prime Minister said that past governments destroyed ordinance factories.

“We gave life to these ordinance factories and converted them into seven big companies. HAL was brought to the brink of ruin. We transformed HAL into a record profit-making company. We appointed CDS and built a national memorial for our brave martyred soldiers which was not done by earlier government. Governments before 2014 were afraid of building modern infrastructure on borders. But we built modern roads and modern tunnels in border areas,” he said.Prime Minister Modi highlighted significant strides towards bolstering India’s self-reliance in the defence sector, stating that in the last 10 years, his government has taken big steps one after the other.”We improved the policy, we included the private sector in it and we encouraged MSMEs and startups. Defence corridors are being built in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu and more than Rs seven thousand crores have been invested in them,” PM Modi said.

The Prime Minister underscored the growth with the inception of over 150 defence startups in the last decade.

RELATED ARTICLES

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Aatmanirbhar Bharat

All

Defence Ministry set to clear โ‚น70,000 crore frigates’ order

New Delhi: The defence ministry is set to clear a mega โ‚น70,000 crore order for new warships for the Indian Navy. The stealth frigates...

Zen Technologies launches AI-powered robot for global defense market

Zen Technologies, an anti-drone technology and defence training solutions provider, in collaboration with its subsidiary AI Turing Technologies on Monday introduced AI-powered robot Prahasta,...

AMCA 5th Generation Stealth Fighter Updates

AMCA to be integrated with sophisticated indigenous Distributed Aperture System (DAS) that making it a formidable air asset for the Indian Air Force

Source : IgMp Bureau Indiaโ€™s Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA) is on the brink of a revolutionary transformation with the integration of a sophisticated Distributed...

AMCA to incorporate the best features of both 5th and 6th Generation fighters: ADA sources

Source : IgMp Bureau India's strides toward indigenous air dominance receive a substantial boost with the green signal for the Advanced Medium Combat Aircraft (AMCA)...

Most Popular

Recent Comments

Archive Months

Miscellanous

Indiaโ€™s road to โ€˜Super Powerโ€™ status: Why Anti-Satellite missiles, Conventional Nukes are critical for New Delhiโ€™s fortunes

Source : The EurAsian Times 2047 will be a landmark year in the Indian calendar. India would be completing 100 years since attaining independence from...

Russia Ukraine war : Finland joins NATO as Russiaโ€™s war rages on in Ukraine

Source : Al-Jazeera Russia Ukraine war : Finland joins NATO as Russiaโ€™s war rages on in Ukraine Finland has joined NATO in a historic shift triggered...

Egyptian Air force wants Indiaโ€™s help to maintain its Russian-origin equipment

Source : IgMp BureauTwo Egyptian Air Force Mig-29s with an American F-16 behind (Image Source: Defence View)Air Marshal Mohamed Abbas Helmy, Commander-in-Chief, Egyptian Air...

British Army to form UAS group, leverage data

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push(); ...
Visits
error: Content is protected !!