Giant strides made in last nine years towards making our defence sector ‘Aatmanirbhar’; Most of the weapons with Armed Forces are made in India: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh

The defence sector, in the last nine years, has made giant strides towards achieving self-reliance and most of the weapons being used by the Armed Forces are made in India. The Raksha Mantri listed out various steps taken by the Ministry of Defence towards achieving ‘Aatmanirbharta’. These include issuance of eight positive indigenisation lists – four by Department of Military Affairs comprising 410 weapons and platforms for the Armed Forces and four others of 4,666 items by Department of Defence Production for the Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs).