Modi will also kick off India Energy Week in Bengaluru during his visit to poll-bound Karnataka on February 6
As per the HAL the facility will cater to the entire Rocket Engine Manufacturing under one roof for Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Its prototype is expected to be out in two years with 2028 set as the timeline for production to begin.
HAL had submitted a proposal to the Ministry of Defence (MINDEF), Malaysia, during October 2021 for supply of 18 FLIT LCAs against a global tender issued by RMAF.
HAL has already responded to a Request for Information (RFI) received from Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF), Malaysia in February 2019 for LCA class aircraft.
Manjula said there were times she waited for a bus for long hours and it never came and eventually she would board an auto.
The government is moving forward to procure 114 jets for the IAF at a whopping cost of USD 20 billion, billed as one of the world's biggest military acquisition programmes in recent years.
Confirming the success, the Indian Air Force said, "The launch from the aircraft was as planned and the missile achieved a direct hit on the designated target in the Bay of Bengal"
This marks the continuation of a contract signed in April 2021 for imparting Phase-I flying training to six Nigerian Army aviation officers, which was successfully executed in December 2021.
The conclave intends to provide a platform to showcase six decades of helicopter operations in the country, highlighting Chetak helicopter operations in particular.
Entire issue of HAL not being chosen happened during their (UPA) time, so all these questions that they are now directing at us should actually go to them, Sitharaman said.
Shourie said that in just two days Prime Minister Modi completely overturned a process that was in progress for years.