Website for interface with industry and transparency has been lunched by the Union Defence Ministry [ Current Affairs ]


A new Make in India website has been lunched by Union Ministry of Defence. With the aim to make Defence acquisition process simpler and to provide an interface with industry.

  • At New Delhi, Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has launch this website.
  • The main objective of union Government to introduce this website is to make the process of creating a level playing field with more transparency in defence sector procurements.

Key facts

  • Complete information related to all procedural and policy issues relevant for defence manufacturing industry in the country have been provided though this website.
  • This will be bridge for the industry to get the latest news and notification regarding various aspects of the defence production.
  • It offers path between industrial programs and promotion policies of various states and union territories.
  • Defence gaining process will be simpler and transparent with this lunch.
  • The portal also facilities to individual company to search for explanations or ask questions that would be answered within three working days.
  • Union Defence Minister also declared that in January 2016 the new revised Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) will be stated.
  • The goal of new DPP is to improve defence procurement under Make in India initiative from the current 30 % to 40 % and raising it up to 70 % indigenization in the next five years.

- Published on: December 22, 2015