WORK ON TAMIL NADU DEFENCE QUAD BEGINS
As per the directions of Defence Minister Nirmala sitharaman, the work for preparing Detailed project report (Dpr) for the tamil Nadu Defence Quad has been initiated by Department of Defence production in the Ministry of Defence (MoD). the Department will engage a top consultancy firm to draw up the DPR for the Quad. The corridor, which is organised as a quadrilateral will extend from Chennai, hosur, Coimbatore, salem and tiruchirappalli. It is therefore rightly called the tamil Nadu Defence Quad. It is expected that with government opening up new opportunities for industry in defence sector, the tamil Nadu Defence Quad will provide a major opportunity to the vibrant manufacturing sector in the state. further, to ensure that the expectations of local industry, especially MsMes is incorporated, to the extent appropriate, in the proposed development of the Quad, the MoD has initiated an exercise of industry interactions at all nodal points for the Quad.