According to a news report by PTI,Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said aviation manufacturing sector will create 50,000 high-skilled jobs in the next 2-3 years.
Manohar Parrikar urged defense firms to invest in skill development and groom talent as per their requirement.
Manohar Parikar was speaking at an event organised by Wadhwani Foundation.
World’s top aviation firms are competing to setup manufacturing bases in India.
These includes Boeing and Lockheed Martin of the US, Saab of Sweden, Dassault Aviation of France and Eurofighter.
These companies have also offered transfer of technology if their fighter aircraft was selected for Indian Air Force.