Expressing his pleasure over the launch of NIIO, the chief minister said with this launch, the indigenisation will be promoted and there will be better coordination between the educational community and industry.
The CM said the defence minister's decision to produce 101 products of defence sector will make the country 'atmanirbhar' (self-reliant).
He said in UP, defence and aerospace units have been included in single window system to promote them and several relaxations are being given for the production of defence goods.
"For defence industrial corridor, 1,289-hectare land has been acquired in Kanpur, Jhansi, Aligarh and Chitrakoot. The UPEIDA is establishing Centre of Excellence with the help of IIT, BHU and other institutions," he said.
During defence exhibitions till now, 23 MoUs have been signed by different companies for UP's defence industrial corridor and investment of Rs 50,000 crore is expected, he said.
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