New Delhi: Ministry of Defence (MoD) is now prepared for an enormous push to Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. MoD will introduce import embargo on 101 items past given timeline to spice up indigenisation of defence manufacturing, mentioned Rajnath Singh on Sunday, whereas stating it as an enormous step in direction of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliance) in defence.
List of 101 defence weapons/platforms to be placed on import embargo by Defence Ministry December 2020 onwards.
Major bulletins made by Rajnath Singh
In a sequence of tweets, he made some main bulletins and mentioned that Defence Ministry has ready an inventory of 101 items for which there can be an embargo on the import past the timeline indicated towards them.
The Minister additionally mentioned that the Defence Ministry has additionally bifurcated the capital procurement price range for 2020-21 between home and international capital procurement routes. A separate price range head has been created with an outlay of almost Rs 52,000 crore for home capital procurement within the present monetary yr, he mentioned.