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Defence Minister Announces Import Embargo on 101 Weapon Systems to give push to Atma Nirbhar Bharat

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh In A Major Announcement On Sunday Morning Said That The Ministry Of Defence Was Ready For A Big Push To The "Atma Nirbhar Bharat" Initiative And Would Introduce Import Embargo On 101 Items

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Avinash Prabhakar | Updated on: 09 Aug 2020, 10:31:26 AM
Rajnath Singh

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo Credit: File)

New Delhi:

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in a major announcement on Sunday morning said that the Ministry of Defence was ready for a big push to the "Atma Nirbhar Bharat" initiative and would introduce import embargo on 101 items beyond given timeline to boost domestic defence production.


Defence Minister said that Embargo on imports is planned to be progressively implemented between 2020 to 2024. Our aim is to apprise the Indian defence industry about the anticipated requirements of the Armed Forces so that they are better prepared to realise the goal of indigenisation: Defence Minister.

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First Published : 09 Aug 2020, 10:31:26 AM