India puts ban on import of 101 defence items to boost ‘self-reliance’: Rajnath Singh

Defense Minister Rajnath Singh stated that India(In) is as of now prepared for the big push to the atma nirbhar (or) self-dependent initiative declared by PM Narendra Modi. Previously his own workplace tweeted that he’ll make an important announcement in 10 am today. “Raksha Mantri Shri @rajnathsingh going to make an important announcement in 10.00 am today,” RMO India(In) tweeted. This comes a day after Sr. military commanders from India(In) & China conducted talks on reducing tensions along the Line of Actual Curb (LAC) in eastern Ladakh.

MoD has also bifurcated the capital procurement budget for 2022-21 between national & foreign capital procurement routes. A separate budget head was created with an outlay of nearly 52,000 cr for national capital procurement within the current fiscal yr..

Extra such equipment for import embargo would be detected steadily by this DMA in consultation with all stakeholders. A due note of this going to also be made within the DAP to make sure that no item within the negative list is treated for import within the future.

All required steps would be taken to make sure that timelines for production of equipment according to the Negative Import List are met, that going to contain a co-ordinated process for hand holding of the sector by this Defense Solutions.

The list also includes, wheeled Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFVs) with indicative import embargo date of Dec 2022, of that the Troops is awaited to contract almost 200 in an approximate cost of over 5,000 cr.

Of these, items value almost 1,30,000 cr every are anticipated for the Troops & the Air Enforce awhile items value almost 1,40,000 cr are anticipated by this Navy over the same period.

Almost 260 schemes of such items have been contracted by this Tri-Solutions in an approximate cost of 3.Five lakh cr between Apr 2015 & Aug 2022. It’s estimated that contracts value almost four lakh cr going to be positioned upon the national sector in the next six to Seven yrs..

The list is equipped by MoD after multiple rounds of consultations with all stakeholders, involving the Armed Enforces, people & private sector to assess current & future capabilities of the Indian sector for manufacturing different ammunition & equipment in India(In).

The list of 101 embargoed items comprises of not just simple parts however also some of the high tech weapon systems like artillery guns, assault rifles, corvettes, sonar systems, transport airplane, LCHs, radars & numerous different items to fulfill needs of our Defense Solutions.

Embargo on imports is scheduled to be steadily executed between 2022 to 2024. Our aim is to apprise the Indian defense sector regarding the anticipated requirements of the Armed Enforces so that they’re best equipped to realize the goal of indigenisation: Defense Minister

PM Narendra Modi has given a clarion call for a self-reliant India(In) on the basis of the Five pillars Economy, Infra-structure, System, Demography & Insist & declared a special economic package for Self-Reliant India(In) called ‘Atamnirbhar Bharat’.

Taking cue from the evocation, the Ministry of Defense has equipped a list of 101 items for that there would be an embargo on the import beyond the timeline indicated over them. This is a big step towards self-reliance in defense.

Ministry of Defense (MoD) is as of now prepared for a big push to Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative. MoD going to present import embargo on 101 items beyond given timeline to boost indigenisation of defense production.

-Defense Minister Rajnath Singh to address the media soon

Sr. troops commanders of India(In) & China on Sat. conducted extensive talks in taking forward the disengagement procedure along the Line of Actual Curb (LAC) in a no. of friction points involving in Pangong Tso & Depsang in eastern Ladakh, citizens familiar with the developments stated.

The Main Gen.-level talks started in 11 AM in a border personnel gathering point in Daulat Beg Oldi (DBO) region on the Chinese side of the LAC & concluded in 7:30 PM, they stated.

The gathering mainly focused on implementation of specific decisions taken in the 5th round of talks between Corps Commanders of the 2 armies last week on the disengagement procedure along with to bring down prevailing tension within the area, they stated.

The Indian troops has already made elaborate schedules to retain current strength of army & weapons along the LAC during this harsh winter mos in eastern Ladakh & all different sensitive regions along the LAC.

It’s also within the procedure of acquiring a no. of weapons, ammunition & winter gears for the frontline army.

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