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As against likely expenditure of this year of Rs. 2,22,370 crore (about $36.5 billion) the budget allocation for 2015-16 is Rs. 2,46,727 crore ($40.4 billion)
— Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
Government is committed to ‘Make in India’, but for critical projects and immediate requirements, we will import. The initial lot of naval utility helicopter (NUH) will be imported while ‘Make in India’ will get involved for the larger quantity and overall requirements.
This interview of Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba, who is presently the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command, was taken when he was Vice Chief of the Naval Staff
The NUH has to combine several roles into one modern new platform, to enable the Indian Navy to play a vital role in anti-piracy responsibilities in the Indian Ocean region
“We intend to deepen our cooperation in defence technology and manufacture of defence equipment in India.”
— Prime Minister Modi
FICCI welcomes the renewed cooperation between India and Korea. Dr A. Didar Singh, Secretary General of FICCI, complimented Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Park Guen-hye...
The ships of Project 15B bear testimony to the acclaimed legacy of naval designers.
The importance of the ‘winged component’ of the Navy – its Air Arm – is well understood at the highest echelons...
The Fourth Anti Submarine Warfare (ASW) Corvette of Project-28, christened ‘Kavaratti’, was launched today at a glittering ceremony held at Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), Kolkata.
Dr Shailesh Nayak, Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, in his special address focused on the scientific issues related to the Arctic that are of special relevance to India and the Asian countries