[SPAM] Ratan Tata Provided Bombproof Buses To The Indian Army
The fake post is shared with claims that Ratan Tata provided bombproof buses to the Indian army
The below post has been circulating on social media
Ratan Tata Provided Bombproof Buses To The Indian Army
— I -N- D- I -A (@IamMitesh86) December 28, 2023
Verification: Ratan Tata provided the Indian army with bullet and bombproof buses
A photo of Ratan Tata is being circulated on social media along with an image of a bus. It is being claimed that Ratan Tata has provided bulletproof and bomb-proof buses to the Indian Army. The posts can be seen here, here, and here. This is not true. Check the links shared below to know the facts:
This bus was handed over to the Central Reserve Police Force by the metal manufacturing Hyderabad-based group, Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) in 2017. The bus designed by MIDHANI was primarily to be used in Jammu and Kashmir.
Check the post on CRPF’s official page from 7 September 2017. The photo of an armored bus is the same as the viral post. It was uploaded with the caption that read, “Armored Bus and Bhabha Kavach, lightweight BP jacket manufactured under #MakeInIndia by MIDHANI handed over to DG CRPF today.”
— ??CRPF?? (@crpfindia) September 7, 2017
We also found a news video report from 7 September 2017 by NDTV India. Check the screenshot from the article
It is being falsely claimed that Ratan Tata provided bombproof buses to the Indian army. MIDHANI group handed over the bus to the CRPF in September 2017.
Know more about MIDHANI :
Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (abbreviated as MIDHANI), is a specialized metals and metal alloys manufacturing facility in India, located in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), under the administrative control of the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Government of India. MIDHANI is the only producer of titanium in India
MIDHANI also manufactures and markets Bhabha Kavach which is an armor panel that protects against bullets of different threat levels. A special process developed by BARC is used to create panels offering Level III and Level III+ ballistic protection while being much lighter than other currently available ballistic armor in the international market. BARC has transferred the technology of Bhabha Kavach to MIDHANI and the Ordnance Factory Board, for serial production. MIDHANI is the only company in India capable of manufacturing non-synthetic type welding electrodes for various defense applications namely, for the construction of nuclear submarines, and surface ships, among others.
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Post Date: 16 Jan 2024
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