Centre’s aim is to make Tamil Nadu a defence, aerospace hub: Narendra Modi

Vastavam web: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday said the Centre’s aim is to make Tamil Nadu a preferred hub for aerospace and defence industries in the country. Tamil Nadu was among the country’s most progressive industrial states and also one of the pioneering states for the Defence Industrial Corridor and leading player in the Centre’s Make In India initiative, he said.

“Our aim is to make Tamil Nadu the preferred hub for aerospace and defence industries in India. The corridor was launched by Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last week. As part of the Centre’s port-led development initiative, Modi said the first container mainline vessel was flagged off recently from Tuticorin port, an icon and engine for the economic growth of the state.