Govt push for Atmanirbhar Bharat as 72 defence weapons and equipment gets indigenised


The government has indegenised 72 out of a total of 214 items mentioned in the Positive Indigenisation List before the deadline.

New Delhi,UPDATED: Oct 8, 2022 03:17 IST

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The government has indegenised 72 defence equipment mentioned in the Positive Indigenisation List before the deadline. (Photo: Representative)

By Manjeet Negi: Putting the Atmanirbhar Bharat on a fast track, 72 items out of a total of 214 items mentioned in the 1st and 2nd Positive Indigenisation List (PIL) have been indigenised by Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs).

Indigenisation was done before its original deadlines of December 2023, 2024 and 2025. The remaining 142 items are being indigenised before the deadline of December 2022.

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Some of the main Sub-systems and Line Replacement Units (LRUs) indigenised include magazine fire fighting systems for ships, steering gear systems and fin stabilisers with control for frigates, pressurised containers for Akash missiles, KOE charge for Konkurs missiles and electric motors, decontamination set and prism optical instrument for battle tanks.

Besides these items, some critical components include intermediate castings for helicopters, polychloroprene rubber bands for submarines and high-pressure regulating valves for ships. Details of all the indigenised items are available on “SRIJAN Portal“.

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