Aero India 2021, a three-day mega event to showcase the prowess of Aviation Industry will begin from Wednesday at Bengaluru. The Curtain Raiser Press Conference chaired by Defence Minister for Asia’s premier air show was held on 2nd February.
Aero India-2021 will be inaugurated by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and will commence with a flying display at Yelahanka Air Force Station. Rajnath Singh was felicitated by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on the occasion.
Inspired by the Prime Minister’s call for Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the flying display will feature formations showcasing India’s cutting edge technology and capabilities in the aerospace sector.
The 25th Aero India 2021 is being organized this year amidst the challenging circumstances created by the COVID-19 situation.
Rajnath Singh said that while organizing Aero India 2021 all COVID-19 related advisories issued by the Union Home and Health ministries and state government regarding the use of masks, social distancing, RT PCR tests would be strictly followed.
Due to these restrictions this edition of Aero India would be a purely business event and there would be no public days. He said that limited access to the aero shows would be provided to the public based on online bookings. Rajnath Singh said that a dedicated virtual platform has been created to facilitate public participation.
Over 540 exhibitors would showcase their defence manufacturing prowess. The event would help forge paths for engagement with global defence industry for India.
Rajnath Singh said more than 200 MoU partnership agreements are expected to be signed at the Bandhan event on 5th February. He hailed Aero India 2021 as an inspiring event and said that this year would witness the new initiatives of new India which have begun to change reality.