As per the information available from open sources, China is planning to increase its defence spending in the year 2012.
Government is fully seized of the security imperatives of the country as well as the need for developing requisite infrastructure in the border areas. Necessary steps, as required, have been initiated for ensuring that national security concerns are adequately addressed through development of infrastructure, including rail, roads and forward air fields, as well as operational capabilities of the Armed forces to secure the desired national security objectives.
This information was given by Minister of Defence Shri A.K. Antony in written reply to Shri Om Prakash Yadav and others in Lok Sabha today.
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