Mr Shripad Yesso Naik, Minister of State for Defence, paid a maiden visit to HAL facilities here today. He was received by Mr R Madhavan, CMD and senior officials of HAL at the Helicopter Complex. The officials accompanied him during his visit to LCA Tejas Division, Rotary Wing R&D Centre, LCH, IMRH and LUH hangars. The Minister was briefed on current developments, future proposals and projects of the Company. “We are proud to see the work done by HAL in manufacturing of helicopter and other fixed wing aircraft. We should make more efforts to be self-sufficient in the field”, said Mr Naik.