The Prime Minister said the Indian army is one the bravest armies in the world. They have always accepted challenges and have responded efficiently. “His government is working tirelessly to make Indian Armed forces self-reliant,” said Modi. While addressing armed forces veterans before the dedication of the memorial to the nation at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
He said one rank one pension for the ex-servicemen have been implemented by this government. And so far 35 thousand crores have been distributed towards the scheme. The government is taking care of the needs of the servicemen, PM added.
Modi also announced setting up of three super speciality hospitals for the armed forces. He said changes have been made in the whole ecosystem of defence production by making it transparent.