NEW DELHI: The armed forces have sought an allocation of Rs 26.84 lakh crore ($416 billion) over the next five years to ensure requisite military modernisation and maintenance to take on the collusive threat from Pakistan and China as well as to safeguard India's expanding geostrategic interests.
Union defence ministry sources said the 13th consolidated defence five-year plan for 2017-2022, which has been pegged at Rs 26,83,924 crore after extensive consultations with all stakeholders, including the DRDO, was presented at the Unified Commanders' Conference here on July 10-11.
I am ready to pay double the Tax... give them whatever they want... make my country strongest... #FcukChina
must be given. .....the country is ready to give....tax us.....but fund must go to difence.plz ensure us and take from us.india first.
India must have attacking mindset rather than defensive
Not sure about the figure. But the forces need a lot money to take on the Chinese.
from where this money will come??? its a huge amount. if this was done over the years then was not an issue.
Armed Forces of India must be strengthened
I am ready to pay more taxes to contribute. if my contribution goes to ......make in india or R&d for defence it would be great if goes to india bound companies who can make india to world no 1. not just import.
Our forces should get what they ask for.
can they get our Land back????
Ch Prasad Prajapati
Work for country not for your family kindly don't eat money
This is very necessary. The government must strengthen the security forces and army. India is facing very tough time.
Pure Passion Guy
Thats whopping $400 billion. Dont do that. Please spend that money on health care and education and build the next generation instead.