Decision to Procure Tejas Will Strengthen Movement for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': PM Modi

Decision to Procure Tejas Will Strengthen Movement for 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat': PM Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that the Union Cabinet's nod to procure 83 indigenously-developed Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas for the Indian Air Force will strengthen the movement to create an 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' (self-reliant India).

In a major decision aimed at boosting the domestic aerospace industry, India on Wednesday approved a much-awaited deal worth Rs 48,000 crore to procure 83 Tejas for the Indian Air Force.

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The decision to procure the fleet was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) chaired by Modi.

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