To promote Atmanirbhar Bharat and strengthen the Indian Army, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) yesterday launched indigenously developed Low Weight, Fire and Forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile. (MPATGM) has been successfully tested.
Significantly, India is continuously promoting indigenous manufacturing in the defense sector. The central government had said on Monday itself that 119 defense proposals worth Rs 2,15,690 crore have been approved in the last three financial years to promote indigenous manufacturing.
In a major boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat & strengthening Indian Army, Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully flight tested indigenously developed low weight, fire & forget Man-Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM) today: DRDO pic.twitter.com/f5Uderpmzw
— ANI (@ANI) July 21, 2021
In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Defense Ajay Bhatt said that under the ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ campaign, the government has taken several steps to help in the development of defense equipment at the domestic level.