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Category Archives: Proc Policy

WAKING UP TO THE REALITIES!

The structure and growth of the domestic defence industry is driven by the procurement policy of the Government. The reforms are an ongoing process; and the Government and industry will have to work together to create an eco-system, which is required for the growth and sustainability of the defence sector and this would...

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STREAMLINING DEFENCE PROCUREMENT PROCESS

The ineffective acquisition process is hindering the industry to provide the required equipment to the Defence Services. The delay can be avoided, if the concerned authorities, at various stages, follow the timeline. Additionally, there is no accountability due to non-integration and involvement of various independent...

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QUALITY & RISK ASSESSMENT: INTEGRAL TO PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT

A new autonomous Defence Procurement Organization (DPO) is need of the hour, to work directly under the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to deal with the procurement for the Armed Forces. The organisation need to have accountability and transparency with a mandate to manage delivery within the agreed...
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PRIVATE SECTOR AND DEFENCE PROCUREMENT

With the induction of Private Sector in the defence manufacturing, the defence production will receive a boost and overcome delay and able to achieve self-sufficiency altogether.

The surge in military spending in the context of an unpredictable and volatile international security environment has forced...

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PURCHASE PREFERENCE TO LOCAL SUPPLIERS IN PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

Ministry of Commerce, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), as a recent  measure to energise manufacturing in India, has notified provisions  for mandatory procurement of any category of goods and services from the local sources. The author analyses the implications for defence...

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GREEN CHANNEL POLICY- A NON STARTER?

Department of Defence Production in order to promote ease of doing business for defence industry in order to achieve the national vision of 'Make-in-India' has instituted a mechanism of awarding Green Channel status to firms having predefined financial and quality credentials.

The...

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PAVING WAY FOR DEFENCE EXPORT & INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

The updated munitions list is an India's efforts to harmonize it with international standard. The move will ease the process for Indian companies to gain the necessary approvals for exports and additionally would help India joining the multilateral export control regimes for international...

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DEFENCE IL- BACK TO SQUARE ONE

The process of issue of Industrial Licence for manufacturing of defence equipment has been in a mess for over a year. The files of pending cases of IL have been tossing around with DIPP and MHA and almost equal numbers of applications which...

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