Budget 2021

Govt for Make in India in Defence sector: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley before tabling the Union Budget in Delhi on Saturday. Photo: R. V. Moorthy  

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the government had provided an outlay of Rs.246,727 crore for defence for 2015-16.

Jaitley said in his budget speech that the government was following a policy of transparency and quick decision-making in procurement to keep the defence forces prepared for any eventuality.

He said that government was pushing for Make in India policy in defence manufacturing. He added the defence outlay had been enhanced over the last fiscal at Rs.246,727 crore.

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