"The Defence Minister (Nirmala Sitharaman) has agreed to set up a defence manufacturing unit in Haryana. Efforts would be made to open this unit on the remaining vacant land of HMT Pinjore," Mr Khattar said in Panchkula, according to an official statement.
He also said the process for transfer of about 446 acres of land of now-shut tractor unit of HMT at Pinjore to the state government has already started.
He also informed that an apple market is proposed to be set up over 100 acres of vacant land of HMT, Pinjore, about 30 km from Chandigarh.
The translators would be provided by the state government, he added.