Ensuring Self-Reliance in Defense Equipment

July 22, 2019 – Various new steps taken by the Government to ensure self-reliance in procuring the defense equipment include introduction of ‘Buy [Indian-Indigenous Design Development Manufacture (IDDM)]’ as the most preferred acquisition category in the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP), “Strategic Partnership” model to enhance indigenous defense manufacturing capabilities through the private sector, simplification of Make-II procedure & introduction of ‘Suo-Moto’ proposals.  These measures are enabling self-reliance, wider participation of Indian industry in defense procurements and are providing impetus to production including by the MSME sector. The prospective technologies/equipment to be…

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