Make in India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Japan to set up plant for US-2 amphibious aircraft in India

Published: February 2, 2016

Japan’s ShinMaywa Industries is planning to set up manufacturing plant of US-2 amphibious aircraft in India under ‘Make in India’ initiative to cater to international demands. The move comes as Indian Navy plans to procure 6 such aircrafts between 2017 and 2022 by signing a government to government deal i.e. initial purchase being off the ..

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DIPP gives nod to set up India’s first Defence Industrial Park at Ottappalam

Published: February 1, 2016

Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) of Union Government has given its final approval to Kerala Government’s approval to set up India’s first Defence Industrial Park at Ottappalam. Proposal in this regard was forwarded by Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (Kinfra), a Kerala government owned Public Sector Company. Key facts The proposed defence park ..

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DAC approves major changes in Defence Procurement Procedure

Published: January 12, 2016

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has approved major changes in the new Defence Procurement Procedure (DDP) 2016. These changes were made in DPP 2016 to streamline defence acquisitions and give a big impetus to indigenisation of Defence sector through the ‘Make in India’ initiative. Some of the changes ..

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Russia inks $1 billion deal with HAL to manufacture 200 Kamov 226T helicopters

Published: December 30, 2015

Russia’s Rostech State Corporation has signed one billion US dollar deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to manufacture 200 Kamov 226T light helicopters. These helicopters will be manufactured under make in India initiative and shall replace the ageing fleet of Cheetah and Chetak helicopters. This is the first Russian-Indian high-tech project implemented by the Indian ..

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Union Cabinet approves pacts with Germany for solar energy

Published: December 3, 2015

The Union Cabinet has approved an agreement with Germany to expand bilateral cooperation in the field of solar energy between both countries. In this regard, Union Cabinet has approved a MoU which was signed in October 2015 between both countries during Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to India. It was signed to expand bilateral development cooperation ..

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