South Asia and Beyond

Ordnance Reform: Biting The Bullet

NEW DELHI: Earlier this month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated seven new defence PSUs to the nation, created out of the 41 ordnance factories that were a drag on the defence budget. Proposals to corporatize the ordnance factories had been doing the rounds for over a decade but in 2019 the Centre decided to go for it. It’s a bold defence reform and was necessary, as StratNews Global Editor-in-Chief Nitin A. Gokhale explains in this episode of ‘Simply Nitin’.

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