New Delhi, August 24
Responding to the clarion name of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) mentioned on Monday that 108 techniques and subsystems could be developed in India, thus strengthening the indigenous defence ecosystem.
A DRDO delegation has met Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh to apprise him in regards to the 108 techniques and subsystems which have been recognized for designing and improvement by the Indian business solely.
This initiative will pave the way in which for the Indian defence business to develop many applied sciences in direction of constructing an ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’.
The DRDO may even present help to the industries for design, improvement and testing of those techniques on a requirement foundation. All necessities of those techniques by analysis and improvement institutions, armed forces and different safety companies might be met by way of improvement contracts or manufacturing orders on appropriate Indian business.
This will permit the DRDO to deal with design and improvement of vital and superior applied sciences and techniques.
The DRDO has been partnering with the business for realisation of its techniques. Collaborating with the DRDO within the improvement of main weapon techniques, the Indian defence business has matured to a stage the place it may develop techniques by itself.
The Indian business has progressed from a ‘build to print’ companion to ‘build to specification’ companion.
The current business base for the DRDO consists of 1,800 MSMEs together with DPSUs, Ordnance Factories and large-scale industries. The DRDO has already taken main initiatives by way of varied insurance policies to contain the Indian business as Development-cum-Production Partners (DcPP), providing its expertise to the business at nominal value and offering free entry to its patents.
This initiative will help the fast-growing Indian defence industrial ecosystem and can assist the business contribute in direction of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ in an enormous method. IANS