India to be self-reliant in defence manufacturing: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government is committed to make India self-reliant in defence manufacturing.

IANS| Updated: Aug 12, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

Leh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government is committed to make India self-reliant in defence manufacturing.

Modi, who is on a day-long visit to the Ladakh region, addressed soldiers here.
The prime minister spoke of the provisions made in the union budget towards the modernization and welfare of the armed forces, including ‘One Rank One Pension’.
He also promised that the National War Memorial would be built and would inspire future generations of India.