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The photo is dated 5 February 2020. During the Defense Expo in Lucknow, the Prime Minister took information about the rifles.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a webinar on defense budget today (Monday) that India will soon become the world’s largest defense equipment exporter. The government is working fast in this direction. Today, India is supplying defense equipment to 40 countries of the world. Soon the names of many more countries will be added to this list and India will emerge as a major force in the defense sector.
There was a time when Tejas’s files were closed
The Prime Minister targeted the Congress over Fighter Jet Tejas. Said, the files of fighter jet Tejas made in his country were closed at one time, but his government trusted the possibility of this fighter aircraft and today this indigenous aircraft is flying in the sky gracefully. Modi said that his government has ordered 48 thousand crore rupees for Tejas. This will benefit thousands of small industry in the country.
India has decades of experience in weapons
PM Modi said, India has decades of experience in arms. All kinds of weapons were prepared in our country. India supplied arms extensively during World War-1 and World War-2. After independence, it all ended. Even for small arms, we became dependent on other countries. Today we are the world’s biggest defense exporter. Indian people have the ability to reach the moon. Morden has full power to prepare weapons.
Stop importing over 100 products
PM Modi said that in order to promote a self-reliant India, the central government stopped importing more than 100 defense products from abroad. This will increase and strengthen our manufacturing capacity. Our dependence on other countries will be less. We will create jobs here.