Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the Arjun Main Battle Tank (MK-1A) to Army Chief General MM Narvane.
The tank has been designed and made by Combat Vehicle Research and Development Establishment attached to the DRDO, along with 15 institutions, 8 labs and several MSMEs.
Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit, Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam were also present there.
PM Modi will also inaugurate the Chennai Metro Rail Phase-I extension, fourth Railway line between Chennai Beach and Attipattu and also the Railway Electrification of single line section in Villupuram – Cuddalore – Mayiladuthurai – Thanjavur and Mayiladuthurai-Thiruvarur. He will also lay the foundation stone for the Discovery Campus of IIT Madras.