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Modernization of HVF and EFA, Avadi

 Modernization of HVF and EFA, Avadi


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  DEFENCE
RAJYA SABHA
QUESTION NO  2546
ANSWERED ON  16.12.2014

Modernization of HVF and EFA, Avadi

2546         Dr. R. Lakshmanan
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :-

(a) whether Government has formulated any comprehensive plan for modernization of Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF) and Engine Factory (EFA) both located in Avadi in Tamil Nadu;


(b) if so, the details thereof; and

(c) if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER
      
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (RAO INDERJIT SINGH)

(a) Yes, Sir.

(b) The following projects for creating / augmenting capacity in Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF) and Engine Factory (EFA) in Avadi have been sanctioned by the Ministry since August, 2010 :-

Sl.
No. Description of Project Project Cost
(Rs. in Crore)

1.  Creation of capacity for production of T-72 tank based variants at HVF Avadi
279.63
2.  Augmentation of production capacity of engines at Engine Factory Avadi.
350.56
3.  Augmentation of production capacity of spares for overhauling of tanks at HVF and EFA.
367.52
4.  Augmentation of production capacity of T-90 tanks at HVF, Avadi.  971

The above projects include procurement of state of the art plant & machinery and other equipments at the two factories involved.

(c) Does not arise.


Source: Rajya shaba

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