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Towards indigenisation: MoD puts 108 defence items on import ban list

This list supplements an earlier import embargo on 101 defence items announced last August

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Ajai Shukla  |  New Delhi 

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The list “provides an excellent opportunity for ‘start-ups’, as also MSMEs, which will get tremendous boost from this initiative,” the MoD

The (MoD) announced on Mon­day a “Positive Indigeni­sa­t­ion List” of 108 items of defence eq­uipment that must be compulsorily procured from indigenous sources according to provisions in the Def­ence Acquisition Procedure 2020. The list includes 49 items that will be banned for import after Decem­ber this year; 21 that cannot be imp­orted after end-2022; 17 that will be banned for import after Decem­ber 2023; 13 after December 2024; and eight that will have to be proc­u­red indigenously after December 2025.



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First Published: Mon, May 31 2021. 22:26 IST