DRDO Chairman G. Satheesh Reddy speaks at CII-Telangana’s Defence Conclave
Telangana is emerging as a tech leader in defence and aerospace in the country with a focus on innovation and research, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) Chairman G. Satheesh Reddy said on Wednesday.
Addressing CII-Telangana’s Defence Conclave, he said presence of many defence research labs in Hyderabad served as a big boost to development of defence suppliers companies in the State.
A CII release said he told the conference that in many technologies such as missiles, radars and electronic warfare systems India had become self-reliant and many critical products were being manufactured in Hyderabad. The Centre through its proactive policies was promoting indigenous technology development through Make in India and Atmanirbhar Bharat, he said.
The conference had ‘Revisiting Strategies for Self Reliance by Integrating India’s Defence Value Chain’ as its theme and was held on a virtual platform.