‘We have become the fifth largest economy and are exporting military equipment to many countries’ Says Ajay Bhatt
Srinagar, 08 May (CNI) : Defense Secretary Ajay Bhatt while speaking about “Naya Hindustan”, under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is strong and capable of looking after its own interests,he said. Adding that we do not need to bow down to anyone.
As per the news agency-Current News of India (CNI) Border Roads Organisation (BRO) celebrated its 64th Raising Day on Sunday (May ) at all its detachments across the country.
Defense Secretary Ajay Bhatt said that “New India” is strong and capable of looking after its own interests. We do not and will not bow down to anyone,
In his address, Ajay Bhatt complimented all ranks of BRO for their dedication and hard work, stating that the roads, bridges and tunnels constructed by them have not only enhanced the operational preparedness of the Armed Forces, but have also helped in ensuring socio-economic development of border areas.
He also expressed satisfaction at the significant progress in Sela Tunnel and Nechiphu Tunnel projects.
Terming border area development as a top priority of the government, the minister said, “We have become the fifth largest economy and are exporting military equipment to many countries. This ‘New India’ is strong and capable of looking after its own interests. We do not and will not bow down to anyone,” he said.
A BRO-centric software, developed as part of ‘Digital India’ initiative, was also launched on the occasion. This software – Recruitment Management System, Electronic Measurement Book & Work Management System – has been developed to automate various aspects of functioning of the BRO for smoother and faster output and increased transparency, according to a defence press release. (CNI)