Armoured Systems Complex at Hazira, Gujarat to produce Howitzer artillery guns under Make in India
Gujarat, Jan 19
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday dedicated to the nation L&T Armoured Systems Complex at Hazira in Gujarat. It will produce 100 Howitzer artillery guns, christened “K9 Vajra-T” under the make in India programme.
“Boosting ‘Make in India’ in the defence sector is our endeavour. I am glad that the private sector too is supporting this pursuit and making a valuable contribution. I congratulate the entire team of Larsen & Toubro for building the state-of-the-art K-9 Vajra Self Propelled Howitzer. This is a significant contribution towards India’s defence sector and protecting the country,” stated Modi.
Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone of Nirali Cancer hospital in Navsari which will benefit cancer patients of South Gujarat and neighbouring states.
Prime Minister is now in Silvassa, the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli. He laid the foundation stone of Medical College at Sayli. The College will improve three-tier health care facilities in Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu and adjoining areas.
Prime Minister also launched the m-Arogya app and door to door waste collection, segregation and digitally processing of Solid Waste in Dadra & Nagar Haveli.