Despite pandemic, HAL received Rs 48,000 crore orders from armed forces: Defence Min

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) received Rs 48,000 crore orders from armed forces, informed Defence Minister Rajnath Singh during the inaugural function of HAL's second Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) production line on February 02. "Our effort will be that HAL gets new orders. Despite COVID pandemic, you have received Rs 48,000 crore orders from armed forces. This is biggest procurement in terms of indigenous defence procurement, which will give new heights to Indian aerospace sector," said Defence Minister Singh.