Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh attended Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) Programme in Delhi on September 17. He said, "India aspires to be USD 10 trillion economy till 2030-32 for which the contribution of defence sector is crucial.""He further added, "Performance of Indian defence industry has not been commensurate with its potential in past. A country with such size and global prominence cannot rely on imports for arms. Investment of USD 10 billion and creation of 2.3 million employment opportunities is envisaged."