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Category Archives: Proc Policy

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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CLARIFICATIONS TO BIDDERS QUERIES

The Pre bid meeting was held on 08-May-17 and; the OEMs and Indian partners have sought a number of clarifications during the pre-bid meeting because some points in the Request for proposal were unclear and had a number of flaws. Therefore, the Defence...

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AMMUNITION MANUFACTURING BY INDIAN INDUSTRY

The amended RFP for the production of range of critical ammunition to maintain the operational preparedness of the Land Forces and to provides the necessary momentum to 'Make in India'. Under the new policy, the MoD is willing to provide long-term commitments and firm orders...

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TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT FUND (TDF)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has taken initiatives to promote defence innovations in private industries, particularly MSMEs. The Technology Development Fund (TDF) has been established to promote self-reliance in Defence Technology as a part of the 'Make in India' initiative. It is a programme of...

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DEFENCE PROCUREMENT: WAY FORWARD

The MoD needs to speed up decision making, de-layer approval stages, eliminate repetitive process steps, bring in real level playing field, to unleash and promote indigenization and to reduce the import.

Despite  slew of important policy reforms in the last three years,...

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