Defence Economics & Industry: Publications

You are here

  • Share
  • Tweet
  • Email
  • Whatsapp
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • Defence Reforms: Why is it Critical to Bite the Proverbial Bullet?

    This policy brief attempts to suggest six critical policy imperatives that must act as guidelines for the ongoing attempt at defence reforms.

    September 11, 2017

    Making the Right to Information (RTI) work in Defence

    Adhering to the RTI Act in letter and spirit will lead to more responsible decision-making, greater accountability, and more credibility to the actions of the MoD.

    August 21, 2017

    Transfer of Defence Technology: Moving beyond Self-Reliance towards Technological Superiority

    Foreign collaborations optimised for profit, risk-sharing and a common goal of achieving technological superiority could well enable India to break into the global market in select areas.

    July 31, 2017

    13th Five-Year Defence Plan (2017-22) – A re-run of the past

    13th Five-Year Defence Plan (2017-22) – A re-run of the past

    Achieving the intended outcomes of the 13th five-year defence plan is critically dependent on the ability of the Ministry of Finance to increase the defence budget by at least 100 per cent from next year onward.

    July 31, 2017

    Need for nurturing the ‘Make’ projects

    It would be a bold gesture if MoD decides to categorise all development projects under Make-II. This will send a strong message to the industry and to the nation about MoD’s earnestness to promote private sector participation.

    July 14, 2017

    The Tejas One Year After Induction – HAL must take ownership of the project

    The Tejas One Year After Induction – HAL must take ownership of the project

    It behooves both HAL and ADA to work in synergy to meet the target of 16 aircraft per annum and ensure the successful and prompt completion of the Tejas Mk.1A project.

    July 12, 2017

    DIPP Accords Preference to Local Suppliers in Public Procurement

    Indian industry, which is the intended beneficiary of this preference policy, needs to play a proactive role in facilitating the smooth implementation of the order.

    July 07, 2017

    Ten Imponderables in the Strategic Partnership Scheme

    Why the objective sought to be achieved through the strategic partnership scheme could not be attained by resorting to an existing provision in DPP 2016?

    June 22, 2017

    Does Acquisition of Critical Technologies through ToT truly benefit India?

    While developing critical defence technologies has undeniable benefits, their acquisition through Transfers of Technology brings numerous complexities and eventually may deliver limited benefits.

    June 20, 2017

    Changes in the SCOMET List: What it means for the Indian Defence Industry

    The formal inclusion of the Munitions List within the SCOMET framework explicitly brings the defence industry under the purview of India’s global commitment to non-proliferation.

    June 08, 2017

    Pages

    Top