The Department of Defence Production(DDP), Ministry of Defence in an attempt to further encourage procurement from local suppliers to boost ‘Make in India’, has given approval to 26 defense items out of 127 already notified clause 3(a) of the Public Procurement ( Preference to Make in India) order 2017.
The government will make individual budgetary provisions for procuring Indian made defense equipment to help reduce the defense import bills & boost the Make In India scheme to make it a success post-Covid-19 situation.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Defense Minister: Rajnath Singh
- Minister Of State: Shripad Yesso Naik