A Defence Corridor worth INR 20,000 Crore was announced by Gol in February 2018 at UP Investors Summit.
The corridor will be developed in the Bundelkhand region of Uttar Pradesh and is estimated to create over one lakh job opportunities.
The proposed corridor will have 6 nodes, viz. Aligarh, Agra, Jhansi, Chitrakoot, Kanpur and Lucknow. Nearly 3000 hectares of land will be notified by the State Govt in the Bundelkhand region for the proposed corridor
The Department of Defence Production has laid out a target to achieve a turnover of Rs.1,75,000 crores (USD 25 Bn) in Aerospace and Defence Goods & Services by 2025.