"Tejas Aircraft Will Create Over 50,000 Jobs," Says Rajnath Singh

"Tejas Aircraft Will Create Over 50,000 Jobs," Says Rajnath Singh

The Tejas Mk-1A LCA is an indigenously designed and manufactured fourth-generation fighter jet. "We have given approval for the acquisition of 83 indigenous LCA Tejas fighter jets from HAL. This decision will help generate more than 50,000 job opportunities in the country", Mr Singh said during the Veterans Day event in Bengaluru. The Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the purchase of 73 Tejas LCA fighter jets and 10 trainer aircraft for a cost of around Rs 45,700 crore.

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