Indian State Defence Minister Visits CVRDE, Chennai

Indian State Defence Minister Shri Ajay Bhatt visited DRDO’s Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), Avadi, Chennai on 05th Sep 2023. 

He interacted with the scientists and reviewed the progress of on-going projects of the laboratory, evincing keen interest in the advanced systems developed by CVRDE.

 The State Defence Minister appreciated the CVRDE fraternity for their unstinted efforts and contributions in the development of defence systems and emphasized the importance of the self-reliance in R&D systems.

Further, he commended DRDO’s efforts in empowering the nation with ‘Make in India’ concept.

The Minister also made a ride in the Main Battle Tank (Arjun Mk I A) and got familiarized with the advanced features of this indigenously developed tank.