BRAHMOS missile new project set up at Pilani (January 16, 2010)                                                                           Print This News

JAIPUR: A project related to the BRAHMOS cruise missile will be set up near Pilani in Rajasthan at a cost of Rs 200 crore, an official spokesman said on Friday.

Defence Research and Development Organisation Chief Controller-Research Dr A Shivthnau Pillai met Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday and thanked the government for allocating 80 hectares of land for the project, the spokesman said.

About 150 experts would be employed for this project, Pillai apprised the CM.

Presenting a model of the missile to the chief minister, the DRDO official said that at present the missile was being assembled at Hyderabad.

DRDO had asked the state government to provide land for the project which was approved and sanctioned by Gehlot without delay, the spokesman said.

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