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Cybersecurity sector requires indigenization

Lt Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant, National Cyber Security Coordinator, Govt of India today urged the private sector to come forward in making indigenous products for the cybersecurity sector to make it Atmanirbhar.

Addressing the ‘Cyber Comm - Cyber Security for Atmanirbhar Bharat’ webinar organized by FICCI, Dr Pant said, “Cybersecurity is critical for national security and it requires indigenization. It comprises both cybersecurity products and services and there is a huge scope for the Indian industry in the sector.”

Indian companies in talks with Kazakhstan defence industries

Mr Sanjay Jaju, Joint Secretary (DIP), Ministry of Defence, GoI today said both India and Kazakhstan are looking at exploring opportunities which provide win-win solutions to the industries on both sides. 

Speaking at the inaugural of the India-Kazakhstan Defence Cooperation Expo, a two- day virtual expo jointly organized by FICCI and Ministry of Defence, GoI, Mr Jaju said several Indian companies are already in talks with Kazakh defence industries for co-production and co-development in defence production.

Israeli OEMs have offset discharge liability of more than $1.1 billion

SIDM, in partnership with the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is organising a series of 'Global Outreach Webinars & Expo' in the period of 24 September – 15 November 2020 (Exhibition will extend till Dec 2020), to promote defence exports and global partnership for Indian Defence Industry.

The series will cover 15 countries in the first phase: Australia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Nepal, Nigeria, Oman, Seychelles, South Africa, Thailand, UAE, UK, USA and Uzbekistan.

India issues terms of reference for corporatisation of OFB

Consequent to the decision of the Government to convert Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), a subordinate office of Ministry of Defence (MoD) into one or more than one 100 per cent Government owned corporate entities, the Government has constituted an Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM), under the Chairmanship of Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, to oversee and guide the entire process, including transition support and redeployment plan of employees while safeguarding their wages and retirement benefits.