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Self-reliant India

Self-reliance in defence

8th August – Self-reliance in defence

Self-reliance in defence The defence ministry released, in successive weeks, the drafts of a new Defence Acquisition Policy (DAP-2020) and a new Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy (DPEPP-2020). The two are together intended to promote the design, development, and manufacture of home-grown weapons platforms to boost the indigenous content of all weaponry (self-reliance in …

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Self-reliant India

28th May – How India can become self-reliant?

How India can become self-reliant? Addressing the nation on the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised the necessity of a self-reliant India. A missed opportunity – Self-reliance in state-run heavy industries and strategic sectors in the decades following independence had placed India ahead of most developing countries. In the 1970s and 80s, however, India …

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