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Defence ministry approves indigenous construction of 6 submarines

An Indian Navy submarine | Indian Navy
An Indian Navy submarine | Indian Navy

The construction of the submarines for the Indian Navy will be worth Rs 40,000 crores.

New Delhi: The Defence Ministry Thursday approved indigenous construction of six submarines for the Indian Navy at a cost of over Rs 40,000 crore, officials said.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council, the defence ministry’s highest decision making body on procurement, they said.

The project will be implemented under the strategic partnership model which provides for roping in private firm to build select military platforms in India in partnership with foreign defence manufacturers, the officials said.-PTI