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  • Giving Aero India 2015 a Make-in-India Touch

    Giving Aero India 2015 a Make-in-India Touch

    There is an urgent need to conceptualise a policy framework as to what Make-in-India implies so far as defence production is concerned and how it is different from the existing policy framework.

    February 18, 2015

    Making India a Defence Manufacturing Hub

    Making India a Defence Manufacturing Hub

    While the government is widely seen as investor-friendly, investment decisions, however, are made on more tangible considerations – ease of doing business, security of investment and intellectual property rights, and returns on investment.

    October 07, 2014

    Indigenous manufacture of defence equipment needs policy reform

    Indigenous manufacture of defence equipment needs policy reform

    The national aim should be to make India a design, development, manufacture and export hub. India must study the Chinese concepts of “leap frogging” of technology across several generations and “civilianisation” to exploit dual use technology.

    October 09, 2014

    ‘Make in India’ for Defence: A Roadmap

    ‘Make in India’ for Defence: A Roadmap

    The ‘Make in India’ drive of Prime Minister Narendra Modi offers a way of improving the country’s self-reliance in defence production. But for the MII to succeed in the defence manufacturing sector, the government needs to address some legacy issues.

    February 05, 2015

    Reinventing India’s “Make” Procedures for Defence Acquisitions

    Reinventing India’s “Make” Procedures for Defence Acquisitions

    The Indian defence industry needs procedural clarity and simplification to be ingrained in the “Make” procedures, as the rules are presently silent on a number of important operational aspects.

    October 01, 2014

    Dysfunctional Operating Environment in Defence: The Problem

    Dysfunctional Operating Environment in Defence: The Problem

    Widespread problems have made the operating environment ‘dysfunctional and inefficient’. Some of this is on account of inscrutable issues like ‘integration of the services with the MoD’ or ‘civil-military relations’ but, in large part, the immediate problem lies with MoD’s inability to resolve more mundane issues.

    October 21, 2014

    Dysfunctional Operating Environment in Defence: The Malaise

    Dysfunctional Operating Environment in Defence: The Malaise

    There is no single agency in MoD to deal with these issues holistically. Generally, matters related to administrative powers are processed separately for each service by the administrative wings concerned with little concern for commonality.

    October 27, 2014

    “Make In India” in Defence: Embedding Industry-wide Dialogue and Consultation

    “Make In India” in Defence: Embedding Industry-wide Dialogue and Consultation

    For the mantra to become an all-pervasive reality in defence acquisitions in India will be to multiply manifold the onsetfrequencyrange and depthof its industry engagements.

    November 07, 2014

    Avro-replacement programme hits air pocket

    Avro-replacement programme hits air pocket

    Replacement of the Avro is an approved requirement. Scrapping the on-going process could delay acquisition of the transport aircraft by at least a year or two as it would inevitably involve revisiting the qualitative requirements (QRs) before restarting the tendering process.

    November 25, 2014

    Of Agents and Agency Commission in Defence

    Of Agents and Agency Commission in Defence

    Of Agents and Agency Commission in Defence

    December 31, 2014

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