Innovation is key to self-reliance in defence sector: Rajnath Singh


Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has emphasised on the importance of ‘Ideation, Innovation and Incubation’ in cutting edge-technologies to achieve the goal of indigenisation and self-reliance in the defence sector. He was addressing the inaugural session of ‘Def Connect 2019’ organised by Ministry of Defence to showcase the accomplishments of the Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) initiative in New Delhi today.

“India is leading in the fields of technology and peacekeeping throughout the world. As a major power, it is equally important for us to strengthen our defence manufacturing and research & development,” said Raksha Mantri.

Shri Rajnath Singh expressed confidence that India will emerge as a net innovator and net exporter of defence technologies rather than a net importer. “Our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has set a target of USD 5 trillion economy by 2024. Read More

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