Defence Corridors & State Defence Policies
Tamil Nadu Defence Corridor
Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor comprising Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Coimbatore, Salem and Hosur was announced by the Government of India and inaugurated on 20th January 2019. This corridor will create new defence production facilities and promote clusters with necessary testing and certification facilities, export facilitation centres, technology transfer facilitation, etc.
With a strong industrial base Tamil Nadu has offered itself as a choice destination for a number of Defence PSUs and private industries to operate out of Tamil Nadu. The state has made significant contribution in terms of R&D, skill development and manufacturing for the sector by developing large institutions that are dedicated to this sector growth. The development of the Aerospace and Defence sector is one of the focus areas for the Tamil Nadu government which has promoted the industry with number of incentives and development of aerospace and Defence Parks in various districts of the state. Know More
Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridor
The Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor is an aspirational project that intends to reduce the foreign dependency of the Indian Aerospace & Defence Sector. It took off to an encouraging start with the announcement of investments worth over Rs. 3700 crores in Defence production at the Meet organized at Aligarh on 11 Aug 2018.
The Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) is the nodal agency to execute this project in conjunction with various other state agencies. Ordnance Factories, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) and BrahMos Aerospace are the major giants which have planned investments in the state to further strengthen Defence manufacturing. Know More