Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation Seminar in New Delhi

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Two-day Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) Seminar -Swavlamban held in New Delhi on 18-19 July.

Important facts

  • The seminar was organised at Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the seminar.

  • The Prime Minister unveiled the 'Sprint Challenge', which aims to promote the use of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy.

  • As a part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav', NIIO in association with Defence Innovation Organization (DIO) aims to induct at least 75 new indigenous technologies/products into the Indian Navy.

  • The name of this collaborative project is SPRINT (Supporting Pole-Vaulting in R&D through iDEX, NIIO and TDAC).

  • Sessions dedicated to innovation, indigenization, armament and aviation will be organized in the symposium.

  • The second day of the symposium will witness access to the Indian Ocean region in line with the government's vision of SAGAR (Security and Development for All in the Region).

  • As a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, NIIO, in association with Defense Innovation Organisation, aims to induct at least 75 new indigenous technologies and products into the Indian Navy.

Aim of the seminar

  • The seminar aims to engage Indian industry and academia towards achieving self-reliance in the Defence sector.

  • The seminar will provide a platform for leaders from industry, academia, services and government to come together on a common platform with ideas and recommendations for the defence sector.

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