Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that Aligarh, which was known to manufacture locks for securing houses, will now play an important role in securing the country's borders.
Inauguration The Defense Corridor, PM MODI stated that India will not only become self-reliant on defence issues, but it will also become a great exporter in this sector.
The Prime Minister said this while he placed the Stone Foundation of Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh State University.
"The University will focus on modern education and emerge as a Defense and Defense Research Center," said Modi.
The creation of an industrial defence corridor in Uttar Pradesh was announced by the Prime Minister while inaugurated the investor summit in Lucknow on February 21, 2018.
A total of 6 knots - Aligarh, Agra, Kanpur, Chitrakoot, Jhansi and Lucknow - planned you in the industrial defence corridor.
The Uttar Pradesh Industrial Defense Corridor will help you make the country with defence production and promote "Make in India".
The Prime Minister said that the defence corridor in Aligarh and the Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh University would transform western Uttar Pradesh soon.
India is among the top 5 military spenders and one of the emerging defence manufacturing hubs in the world.
To support the growth of the defence sector, two Defense sectors, two Defense Industrial Corridors are being set up in India, one in Uttar Pradesh and another in Tamil Nadu.