As there is a need for the improvement in the defence programmes, during the period of Indira Gandhi, it leads to the formation of the Integrated Guided missile development programme. The defence minister R.Venkatraman, was supervising all the procedures of that missile accordingly.
The projects under the IGMDP are :-
Short range surface-to-surface missileShort range low-level surface-to-air missileMedium range Surface-to-air missileThird-generation anti-tank missile
The Agni , which means the fire, missile is a medium range surface to air missile. In a press meet, Indian government has stated that, this missile has been started for all the threats around India, and not only for the n…