Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicMake in India

Topic: Make in India

Domestic arms makers say Army plan to reorder SIG rifles from US setback to ‘Make in India’

Army's fresh order for SIG assault rifles would mean over 1.4 lakh rifles will be bought off the shelf from US despite a domestic industry that manufactures a range of assault rifles.

Two new Israeli assault rifles Arad and Carmel now set to be manufactured in India

The assault rifles will be manufactured under Make in India initiative in Madhya Pradesh by joint venture PLR Systems, which is already producing arms like Tavor.

Sonam Wangchuk is right. Time for India to hurt Chinese wallet and go Swadeshi

'Boycott China' is a recurring theme in India. But to make it a success, we will have to list all those things around us that are made in China.

Modi’s Atmanirbhar package paves way for Make in India 2.0 in post-Covid world

Make in India 1.0 was successful in starting a manufacturing movement. Make in India 2.0 can lay its base.

Over 1,000 items by Dabur, Jaguar, Nestle junked from CAPF canteens for not being swadeshi

The MHA announced in May that all CPCs and CAPF canteens will only sell indigenous or 'swadeshi' products in a bid to boost domestic industries.

Army aims for more local production of specialised ammunition as it works on import ban list

Armed forces are identifying weapons & platforms that will be placed on an import ban list as Modi govt has announced a slew of measures to boost ‘Make in India’.

Apart from FDI limit increase, Modi govt’s defence reforms won’t boost ‘Make in India’

The private sector is struggling in defence because the Ordnance Factory Board and other Defence Public Sector Undertakings always get preference in India.

CDS Bipin Rawat to work on items for import ban, artillery guns could be included

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced a slew of measures to boost ‘Make in India’ in defence sector, including raising the FDI limit in manufacturing to 74%.

Private Indian firms who got govt approval to make antibody tests hit a hurdle — the govt

Indian diagnostic manufacturers have been trying to establish controlled access to Covid-positive samples, but they haven’t been able to so far. 

There’s new hope for ‘Make in India’ as MNCs look to spread out from virus-hit China

The low corporate tax rates and huge domestic market work in India's favour, but investors wary of policy uncertainty.

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Liberals mourning India Gate flame must also recall some dark aspects of the colonial Army

The moving of the flame seems, to some, as part of an ongoing extinguishing of the Indian Army’s heritage of secularism, decency and righteousness.

South-East Asia’s SMEs are underperforming. Their ‘digital revolution’ depends on fintech

Digitisation of South-East Asia's economy during the pandemic is uneven. The growth in digital services has favoured individual consumers, not SMEs.

Defence

File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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