Thu. Dec 7th, 2023

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday permitted fourth Positive Indigenisation List (PIL) of 928 strategically-important Line Replacement Units (LRUs), Sub-systems, Spares and Components.

This approval consists of high-end supplies and spares, with import substitution worth value Rs 715 crore.

According to the Ministry of Defence, these initiatives have been taken to advertise ‘Aatmanirbharta’ within the defence sector and minimise the imports by Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs). These will solely be procured from the Indian business, the official added.

On Sunday, the ministry mentioned that this fourth record is in continuation to the earlier three PILs involving LRUs or Sub-systems, Assemblies, Sub-assemblies, Spares and Components which had been revealed in December 2021, March 2022 and August 2022 respectively. These lists include 2, 500 objects that are already indigenised and 1, 238 objects which will likely be indigenised inside the given timelines. Of 1, 238, 310 objects have been indigenised to this point.

The DPSUs will undertake indigenisation of these things by means of totally different routes beneath ‘Make’ class and in-house improvement by means of the capabilities of MSMEs and personal Indian business, thereby offering impetus to the expansion in economic system, enhanced funding in defence and discount in import dependence of DPSUs. In addition, it will increase the design capabilities of the home defence business by involving academia and analysis establishments.

The DPSUs will quickly provoke procurement motion for these notified objects. The business might search for Expression of Interest (EoIs) or Request for Proposal (RFPs) on the Srijan Portal Dashboard particularly designed for this goal and should come ahead to take part in massive quantity. The particulars of the objects have been made obtainable on SRIJAN Portal (, officers mentioned.

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