|| Border Security Force was organised, which would be armed and trained to man the International Border with Pakistan.
|| Border Security Force came into existence.
|| Vijayanta, first India-made millitary tank which was handed over to the Army, was manufactured at Avadi Heavy Vehicles Factory at Madras.
|| Maharastra State Agriculture Industry Development Corporation established.
|| First Indian-made tank 'Vijayanta' rolled off the Avadi Heavy Vehicles factory.