PM Narendra Modi to dedicate 118 Arjun MK-1A tanks to Army in Chennai

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PM Narendra Modi to dedicate 118 Arjun MK-1A tanks to Army in Chennai

New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi will visit Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Sunday (February 14, 2021) to lay the foundation stone of several projects in the state. 

The Prime Minister’s Office on Saturday morning revealed that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay the foundation stones for several key projects and hand over the Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to the Army, at Chennai, Tamil Nadu on Sunday.

The Prime Minister will hand over the state-of-the-art Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to the army. The Arjun battle tank has been indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by CVRDE, DRDO along with 15 academic institutions, eight labs and several MSMEs. According to information, 118 Arjun tanks are to join the army. 

The Defence Ministry has approved the induction of all the 118 Arjun tanks, priced at Rs 8400 crore. 

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