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

Fillip to ‘Make in India’ in defence purchases


  1. Attempting to streamline defence acquisitions and give a big impetus to indigenisation through the ‘Make in India’ initiative.
  2. The government has approved major changes to the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP).
  3. New category to promote domestic manufacturing including government funding for R&D and recognition of the MSME in technology development.
  4. Recommendations of the expert committee headed by former Home Secretary Dhirendra Singh were considered and most of them were approved.
  5. The DPP 2016 will have a new category, Indigenously Designed, Developed and Manufactured (IDDM) platforms, which will be the priority route for procurements.
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