The Indigenisation of Indian Defence Sector
The Indigenisation of Indian Defence Sector can be understood as the capability to develop and produce defence equipment within the country for the purpose of achieving self-reliance and reducing the burden of imports. The Indian Defence Sector aims to design, develop and lead the production of state-of-the-art sensors, weapon systems, platforms and allied equipment for the Indian Defence Services. With the mission to provide technological solutions to the Defence Services in order to optimise…
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Technology Development Fund: A fillip to the journey to attain sustainability in Defence Production
In 2015, the Government of India aligned itself to a vision of making India the hub of indigenous manufacturing for serving the world. As a part of this vision, the Ministry of Defence, with the Defence Research and Development Organization [DRDO] as its executioner, envisaged the same vision to build a strong self – sufficiency in regards to defence innovations, production and manufacturing by means of incentivization.  The bottomline of this vision is simple: an Indian Company, owned by…
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Strengthening India’s defence innovation ecosystem with the Technology Development Fund
Invest India and the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help support the execution of the Technology Development Fund Scheme on 17 April 2020. The agreement was signed and expediently operationalized by Invest India by transferring resources from existing teams. At the culmination of the first year of the MoU, the TDF Desk at Invest India has its own dedicated staff who have already augmented and improved the operations of the…
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India’s rising defence growth story
India, ever since its existence has fostered growth and improvement to build a better society, from areas ranging from mathematics to the advanced sciences. In the context of defence, it is home to the second-largest military in the world (by active personnel). It hosts exceptional defence capabilities built through a culture centered around cutting edge and disruptive innovations by communities which embrace innovation and vote in ways which promote it.    The defence as an…
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