Defence ministry clears project to build six new conventional submarines
The project is expected to cost about ₹43,000 crore
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council chaired by defence minister Rajnath Singh
NEW DELHI : India’s defence ministry on Friday cleared a major project to build six new conventional submarines for the Indian Navy at a cost of about ₹43,000 crore. The decision comes against the backdrop of a widening gap between Indian and Chinese naval forces.