Observing that the first Rafale fighter jet was handed over to India in October 2019, the minister said, There is a year-wise phasing of how much offset obligation the companies/OEMs have to fulfill. MoD informs me that claims of such obligations being fulfilled are coming in.
Last month, India received the first set of five Rafale fighters from France. In the 36 aircraft deal, signed for around Rs 58,000 crore, Dassault Aviation has agreed to provide all fighters in a fly away condition between 36 to 67 months from the date of signing of the inter-governmental agreement in 2016.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday made a fresh attack on the government over the Rafale fighter aircraft deal.
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