36 defence FDI projects approved so far

The government has so far approved 36 foreign direct investment (FDI)-joint ventures proposals in the defence sector for manufacture of various equipment, both with Indian public and private sector companies. Of these project, the maximum, nine, have been grabbed by Maharashtra, which is followed by New Delhi with five.

The state/UT-wise details of FDI/JV approvals so far are given below:


S. No. State No. of proposals approved
1. Haryana 01
2. Himachal Pradesh 01
3. Karnataka 12
4. Maharashtra 09
5. New Delhi 05
6. Tamil Nadu 03
7. Telangana 04
8. Uttar Pradesh 01

This information was given by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Kumari Selja and Rajani Patil in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.