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Category Archives: Proc Policy

LIST OF FIRMS DEBARRED/PUT ON HOLD/SUSPENDED

Ministry of Defence (Vigilance) has put the details of firms debarred/put on hold/suspended etc from doing business with MoD, on their website https://mod.gov.in/. The same is reproduced for information of Indian defence industry.   Debarred Firms
  • M/s Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (STK)
  • M/s Israel Military Industries Ltd (IMI)
  • M/s T.S. Kisan& Co. Pvt Lt., New...
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NEW CRITERIA FOR CLASSIFICATION OF MSME

MSMED Act, 2006 will eliminate the uncertainties inherent in the existing system of classifying the enterprises based on investment in plant and machinery or equipment. The move should have a very positive impact on the enterprises falling in the category of MSMEs. The author analyses—

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WHY DO DEFENCE ACQUISITIONS GET STUCK?

The cumbersome buying procedure of Indian Ministry with no assurance of a positive outcome is a worried situation.  The main problem does not seem to be so much with the multiple steps but with the complexity of the actions required to be taken...

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DEFENCE PROCUREMENT: A REALITY CHECK

Recently, a defence ministry's report has picked up holes in India's arms-buying procedures and has painted a grim picture of how unreasonable delays are hindering the military's modernisation at a time when several key programmes are running years behind schedule and remain stuck...

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ANALYZING INDIAN DEFENCE BUDGET 2018-19

Indian military modernization is on the early stage, hence it requires more funds in each financial year. However, setting aside the huge outlay is not possible as there are many other crucial areas to cater as well. Therefore, government should work on other...

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INDIA’S WASSENAAR & AUSTRALIA GROUP MEMBERSHIP

India's entry into Australia Group and Wassenaar agreement is a significant development, membership of these multilateral export control regime is expected raise New Delhi's stature in the field of non-proliferation and help it acquire critical technologies.

India joined the Australia Group which...

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MAKE IN INDIA INITIATIVE:  IMPLEMENTATION AND IMPLICATIONS

Giving weightage to indigenous products in the acquisition process would benefit India to be self-sustainable. The trend has started making noticeable change, accompanied with involvement of private sector into the defence production. The need of the hour is to enhance absorption of world...

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NAVAL PROCUREMENT

The projected Capital Procurement plan of the Maritime systems were almost 39% of the total Capital projections of MoD, which is likely to put a burden on the exchequer, and adversely affect the Army and the Air Force acquisition projects.

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ARMY BASE WORKSHOPS ON GOCO MODEL

The Government of India has decided to transfer Army Base Workshops (ABW) presently being operated by the Central Government, on the lines of Government Owned Contractor Operated (GOCO) Model. These Army Base Workshops located across the country, are assigned the role of undertaking...

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