Ministry of Defence approves fourth positive indigenization list

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The Defence Ministry approved the fourth positive indigenization list, which includes 928 strategically important line replacement units, sub-systems, spares and components.

An Overview of the News

  • The list aims to promote self-reliance ('self-reliance') in the defence sector and reduce imports by Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs).

  • The import substitution value of the approved list is Rs 715 crore.

  • The Defence Public Sector Undertakings will indigenize these items through various routes including 'Make'category and in-house development through the capabilities of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and private Indian industry.

Ministry of Defence (India):

Formed - 1776

Predecessor Ministry -Department of Defence (1938–47)

Headquarters - Secretariat Building Raisina Hill, New Delhi

Defence Minister - Rajnath Singh

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