“20 Reforms in 2020” E-Book released
Defence Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh released the Booklet “20 Reforms in 2020” in presence of Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Naik in a function held at 102, South Block, New Delhi today.
India is constantly aiming towards achieving self –reliance in defence production. While the draft Defence Procurement Policy 2020 (DPP) was unveiled, it was a push forward for higher indigious content and encouraged initiatives for local material and software as a part of “Make in India”
Converting the unprecedented times of COVID 19 into an opportunity to propose structural reforms in the defence sector under the leadership of Hon`ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi ji, the Defence Minister (RM) had announced a slew of measures taking the vision of the draft Defence Procurement Policy even further.
A catalyst to the effective production by the domestic industry will facilitate timely procurement of the defence equipment. Ministry of Defence (MoD) has prepared a list of 101 items for which the embargo on imports is planned to be progressively implemented between 2020 and 2024. MoD has also bifurcated the capital procurement budget for 2021 between domestic and foreign capital procurement routes.
The Ministry of Defence is now ready for a big push towards”Atmanirbhar Bharat” initiative with pure ready for a big pure commitment. These reforms will surely transform the defence sector and make it more self-reliant.