Defence Minister launches Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah

On August 10, 2020, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah. The scheme aims to shift India towards local manufacturing and aid “Make in India” initiative.

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah

The idea of the scheme is to give importance to domestic production in the country. The idea of observing a week will provide impetus to Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.

Background

The Defence Minister recently introduced import embargo on 101 defence items to boost indigenisation of defence production.

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan was launched to make India self-reliant based on Economy, Demography, System, Infrastructure, and Demand.

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