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On Vijayadashami, PM Modi launches 7 defence PSUs carved out of OFB

There is more transparency, trust and technology-driven approach in India's defence sector now than ever before and major reforms are taking place for the first time since Independence while discarding stagnant policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday.

In an address at an event to dedicate seven new defence companies to the nation, Modi, referring to the self-reliant India campaign, said the goal is to make the country the world's biggest military power on its own. Read more

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First Published: Oct 15 2021 | 7:39 PM IST

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