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PM Modi dedicates seven new Defence Companies to nation


  • The companies are, Munitions India Limited, Armoured Vehicles Nigam Limited, Advanced Weapons and Equipment India Limited, Troop Comforts Limited, Yantra India Limited, India Optel Limited, and Gliders India Limited.
  • Mr Modi said 41 Ordnance factories are being converted into seven corporate entities, as a measure to improve India's self-reliance and defence preparedness. 
  • Mr Modi said India's defence sector was lacking innovation after achieving independence.