26 defence items to be purchased from domestic market under ‘Make in India’: Govt

File Photo: India’s defence minister Rajnath Singh.

New Delhi: India today reiterated a 2017 Public Procurement order issued by the Department of Industrial Policy Promotion and listed 26 defence items to be purchased only from domestic suppliers to boost ‘Make in India‘.

Under this order, the Department of Defence Production under the Ministry of Defence has already notified 127 items that would be procured only from local suppliers.

Here is the text of the press release from the defence ministry in this regard:

“Government has issued Public Procurement (Preference to “Make in India’) Order 2017 vide Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Notification No.P-45021/2/2017-B.E.-II dated 15.06.2017 (as amended on 29/05/2019) to encourage ‘Make in India’ and to promote manufacturing and production of goods and services in India.

“Under this order, Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence has so far notified 127 items where purchase preference is given to local suppliers as per PPP-MII 2017. In order to further encourage procurement from local suppliers, 26 items out of 127 already notified, have now been notified under clause 3(a) of the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order 2017 and henceforth, procuring entities shall procure these items only from local suppliers, irrespective of purchase value, provided that the local suppliers meet the Minimum Local Content (MLC) as prescribed for each item.

List of items is as follows:

Sl. No.ItemsMinimum Local Content
Items used in Shipbuilding Industry
 Helo Landing Grid60%
 Doors (Water tight & Weather tight)60%
 Gemini Inflatable Boat60%
 Oil Pumps50%
 Battery Loading Trolley50%
 Sacrificial Zinc Anode Flanges50%
 Fibre Glass Cloth –E Grade50%
 High temperature Gasket50%
Other items used in defence manufacturing  Industry
 6mm to 100mm thickness Weldox Plate50%
 6mm to 100mm thickness Hardox Plate50%
 Electric Motor (474175410130)40%
 Cable Assemblies (486872360154,486872400506, 487072020686,487072021268,487072130102)40%
 MASS -R118)( 455611150102)40%
 MODULATOR (212362440179)40%
 Dual Switched Amplifier (455610540360)40%
Belleville Springs No. 2A46M 109-5550%
Sealing Ring 008-012-25 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 012-016-25 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 030-038-46 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 038-046-46 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 046-048-46 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 048-056-46 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 060-070-58 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 065-075-58 GCF TM-589C50%
Sealing Ring 085-095-58 GCF TM-50%
Sealing Ring 100-110-58 GCF TM-589C50%

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