Defence Sector – DPP, Missions, Schemes, Security Forces, etc.

Despite impetus, private sector lags in defence manufacturing

  1. Private share: Total value of private sector contribution to defence production remained Rs.2,500 crore for the year 2014-15, out of a total of Rs.49,531 crore that was procured from within India
  2. Efforts: This is despite efforts by the government to increase share of private sector participation in defence manufacturing
  3. Govt has issued 75 industrial licenses to 56 Indian companies for manufacture of various defence items but till date, none of these companies has reported commencement of production
  4. Other findings: Total procurement for the three services was Rs.78,754 crore, out of which the procurement from indigenous sources was Rs.49,532 crore
  5. Indigenous: Most of it went to public sector units- Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) and Ordnance Factories
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