A- A A+
Last Updated : Jan 26 2020 7:33AM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Government and opposition must move forward in tandem to ensure the country's development and welfare of its people: President Kovind            Government announces 141 Padma Awards for this year on occasion of 71st Republic Day            All arrangements in place for Republic Day celebrations            PM to share his thoughts in Mann Ki Baat Programme on All India Radio at 6 PM today            Principal Secretary to Prime Minister chairs high level meeting on Coronavirus outbreak           

National News

Mar 03, 2019
8:58PM

PM Modi inaugurates ordnance factory in Amethi

DD News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched 17 developments projects worth 538 crore rupees at Amethi in Uttar Pradesh. These projects include a factory to manufacture AK 203 rifles, the latest version in Kalashnikov series with Russian collaboration. 

Later addressing a rally there, the Prime Minister said, these rifles will help our security forces to tackle terrorists and naxals more effectively. He said, the ordnance factory will also create employment opportunities for the youth. 

Attacking the opposition, the Prime Minister said, our armed forces asked the then government in 2005 to meet their demand for modern weapons.

He said a foundation stone was also laid for a factory to manufacture modern weapons in Amethi in 2007 but till 2010, the then government could not decide what type of weapons would be manufactured there. 

He said it is the NDA government which finally came forward to meet the demand for modern weapons for the armed forces.

The Prime Minister said, likewise, the previous government at the Centre also overlooked the demand for bulletproof jackets for our jawans. But it is the NDA government which supplied bulletproof jackets to our brave jawans.


The Prime Minister also talked about the government's efforts to help farmers to improve their lot. He said now, farmers get improved seeds, fertilizers, pesticides etc. whenever they want.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 25 (Jan) Midday News 25 (Jan) News at Nine 25 (Jan) Hourly 26 (Jan) (0605hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 25 (Jan) दोपहर समाचार 25 (Jan) समाचार संध्या 25 (Jan) प्रति घंटा समाचार 26 (Jan) (0600hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 25 (Jan) Khabrein(Day) 25 (Jan) Khabrein(Eve) 25 (Jan)
Aaj Savere 25 (Jan) Parikrama 25 (Jan)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 25 (Jan) Samayki 24 (Jan) Sports Scan 25 (Jan) Spotlight/News Analysis 25 (Jan) Samachar Darshan 24 (Jan) Radio Newsreel 25 (Jan)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 23 (Jan) Surkhiyon Mein 23 (Jan) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 22 (Jan) Vaad-Samvaad 14 (Jan) Money Talk 14 (Jan) Current Affairs 24 (Jan)
  • Money Matters 25 (Jan)
  • International News 24 (Jan)
  • Press Review 25 (Jan)
  • From the States 24 (Jan)
  • Let's Connect 25 (Jan)
  • 360°- Ek Parivesh 25 (Jan)
  • Know Your Constitution 24 (Jan)
  • Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat 25 (Jan)
  • Sanskriti Darshan 25 (Jan)
  • Fit India New India 25 (Jan)