Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicMake in India

Topic: Make in India

Modi govt plans Rs 1.68 lakh-crore package to attract global firms to make in India

Modi govt will offer production-linked incentives to automobile manufacturers, solar panel makers & specialty steel to consumer appliance companies.

India and France writing new chapter in defence ties, says French Defence Minister Parly 

India will acquire a world class capability, truly among the best in the world that would give your air force an incredible sovereign tool, French Defence minister Florence added.

India and Russia set to close deal for over 6 lakh AK 203 rifles, production to start soon

The first 20,000 AK 203 rifles will be imported from Russia at a cost of about Rs 80,000 a piece. The rest are to be manufactured in India as part of a joint venture.

China’s loss is turning out to be India’s gain as supply chains start shifting

About two dozen companies pledged $1.5 billion of investments to set up mobile-phone factories in India after Modi govt announced incentives in March.

Submarines, AK 203 rifles — two Make in India projects Modi govt set to push on priority

Tenders for the submarines are expected to be issued ‘soon’ while the Indo-Russian AK 203 rifles could be finalised by October.

7 big-ticket ‘Make in India’ defence projects that have failed to get off the ground

Projects like fighter aircraft for the IAF, submarines and choppers for the Navy and assault rifles for all armed forces have been stuck for years.

Domestic arms makers say Army plan to reorder SIG rifles from US setback to ‘Make in India’

Army's fresh order for SIG assault rifles would mean over 1.4 lakh rifles will be bought off the shelf from US despite a domestic industry that manufactures a range of assault rifles.

Two new Israeli assault rifles Arad and Carmel now set to be manufactured in India

The assault rifles will be manufactured under Make in India initiative in Madhya Pradesh by joint venture PLR Systems, which is already producing arms like Tavor.

Sonam Wangchuk is right. Time for India to hurt Chinese wallet and go Swadeshi

'Boycott China' is a recurring theme in India. But to make it a success, we will have to list all those things around us that are made in China.

Modi’s Atmanirbhar package paves way for Make in India 2.0 in post-Covid world

Make in India 1.0 was successful in starting a manufacturing movement. Make in India 2.0 can lay its base.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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