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Modi offers Gujarat for R&D of military equipment

Last Updated: Friday, October 7, 2011 - 23:38

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra
Modi on Friday advocated more indigenous research and development
for the sake of armed forces and offered the state as a
manufacturing/research base.
"I would like to call upon defence scientists and experts
for more indigenous research and development of latest
defence equipment and technology for Indian armed forces,"
Modi said at a function in Changa, Anand.

He said Gujarat could be a platform for such research and
manufacturing.

Modi presented `Vasvik awards` to 25 scientists at the
function. Awards have been instituted by Mumbai-based
Vividhlakshi Audyogk Sanshodhan Vikas Kendra (VASVIK) for
scientific and industrial research.
PTI

First Published: Friday, October 7, 2011 - 23:38
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