That’s what DRDO chief said today itseems according to Vayu Aerospace.Not really true. CCS approval and serious money is yet to come in. Roll out in 2024 and first flight in 2025 which is on track if everything goes well.
Metal cutting of Mk2 is near (oif not already done recently). Roll out next year first flight in 2023. You can't reasonably expect AMCA production getting priority.