Defence Procurement Procedure: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh approves new DRDO Procurement Manual 2020

Published: October 20, 2020

On October 20, 2020, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved a new Defence Research Development Organization Procurement Manual, 2020. The main objective of release of the manual is to encourage MSME (Micro Small and Medium Enterprises) in Research and Development. Highlights The manual will simplify processes of procurement and will therefore, facilitate indigenous defence industry. ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves Rs 2,900 crores

Published: September 29, 2020

On September 28, 2020, the Defence Acquisition Council approved Rs 2,900 crores for the acquisition of Indian Defence Equipment. Highlights The procurement includes 72,000 assault rifles from the United States. It also includes procurement of domestic and foreign vendors. The other procurement under the approval includes Smart Anti Airfield Weapon and Static High Frequency Trans-receiver ..

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Defence Minister releases new Defence Acquisition Procedure

Published: September 28, 2020

On September 28, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh released a new Defence Acquisition Procedure, 2020. It has special incentives for products that are designed and developed by Indian vendors. Also, the procedure includes manufacturing category that encourages foreign investors and manufacturers to set up manufacturing facilities in the country. Key Highlights The Defence ..

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Second draft of Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020 placed in public domain for suggestions

Published: July 31, 2020

The second draft of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP), titled as ‘Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020’ has been uploaded by the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, for inviting suggestions and comments from the various stakeholders and general public. Background The first draft of the DPP was published in April 2020 and then the deadline for ..

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Defence Minister launches draft of Defence Procurement Procedure, 2020

Published: March 20, 2020

On March 20, 2020, the Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh launched the draft of new Defence Procurement Procedure. The new procedure aims to increase the indigenous manufacturing. Highlights The new procedure aims to increase Indigenous Content ratio. The ratio is the percentage of content of the defence equipment built in India. For instance, the Indigenous ..

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