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Defence Industrial Corridors

  • 29 Nov 2019
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The Government has set up defence industrial corridors in Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.

  • These defence corridors will facilitate a well-planned and efficient industrial base that will lead to increased defence production in the country.
    • According to data released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India topped the list of arms importer accounting for 13% of the trade in weapons platform between 2012-2018.
  • The corridors overlap with existing defence public sector companies, and aim to ensure connectivity among various defence industrial units.


  • Connecting Cities in Uttar Pradesh Defence Industrial Corridor (6): Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra, Aligarh, Chitrakoot and Jhansi.
  • Connecting Cities in Tamil Nadu Defence Industrial Corridor (5): Chennai, Hosur, Salem, Coimbatore and Tiruchirappalli.
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