Defence Hardware Indigenisation

Manohar Parrikar
Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar has been informed that the Indian Navy (IN) has been at the forefront of indigenisation. Presently, all ships and submarines on order are being constructed in Indian shipyards. The Indian Navy has promulgated the ‘Indian Naval Indigenisation Plan 2015-30’, in July 2015, which attempts to formulate the requirements of the Indian Navy towards indigenous development of equipment and systems, over the next 15 years. The document identifies capability gaps for indigenisation and lists out equipment which can be taken up for indigenisation.

The Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP)-16 focuses on institutionalizing, streaming and simplifying procedure to give boost to ‘Make in India’ initiative of Government of India through indigenous design, development and manufacturing of defence equipment, platforms and systems. A new category of procurement viz. ‘Buy {Indian – Indigenous Design, Development and Manufacturing (IDDM)}, has been included. DPP-16 on ‘Make’ procedure allows two distinct phases, viz, Development Phase and Procurement Phase. wishes the very best.

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