The Central Government has given a gift of one lakh Bullet Proof Jackets to the Army. During a program, State Defense Minister Shripad Naikan handed over a bulletproof jacket made in India to Make in India to Army Chief General MM Narwane. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister of State for Defense said that our government is fully committed to the security of the soldiers.
He said that the security of soldiers is the most important for the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Shripad said that the government will assure that the soldiers are provided with the best weapons as well as the equipment needed for their safety.
According to a release issued from the Ministry of Defense, the minister lashed out at the manufacturing company SMPP Pvt. Ltd. for providing these jackets a month ahead of schedule. He said that making a Make in India Bullet Proof Jacket is a great step under the plan to create a self-reliant India. This company is exporting this kind of product not only in the country but all over the world. It is an honor for us.
In the program, Defense Production Secretary Rajkumar Lt. General AK Samantra, DG Infantry, Lt. General RK Malhotra and Lt. General HS Kahlon was present.