Innovation & indigenisation central to achieve ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence and overall goal of safety, security & prosperity of the Nation: Raksha Mantri

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi unveiled ‘SPRINT Challenges’, aimed at giving a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in Indian Navy, during Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) seminar ‘Swavlamban’ in New Delhi on July 18, 2022. In a bid to achieve ‘Aatmanirbharta’ in defence and as part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, NIIO, […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches Defence India Startup Challenge 5.0

Key highlights of RM’s address:   DISC 5.0 is a reflection of Government’s resolve to create a self-reliant defence sector The challenge to take innovation, design & development to newer heights iDEX playing a crucial role in building a strong military & ‘AatmaNirbhar’ defence industry Government support to private sector in building ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ Raksha […]

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves Rs 498.8 crore budgetary support for Defence innovation through iDEX – DIO

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has approved the budgetary support of Rs 498.8 crore to Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) – Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) for the next five years. The budgetary support will provide a big boost to the ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’ of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi as iDEX–DIO has the primary objective […]

Defence ministry takes a shot at the startup game

Defence ministry takes a shot at the startup game

A picturesque village with green paddy fields and swaying coconut trees seems far removed from the world of deep tech hardware and startups. But Pattimattom in Kerala’s Kunnathunadu panchayat is the home of EyeROV Technologies, which makes underwater drones. The drones swoop into waters too dangerous for divers, inspect what lies beneath, and report back in […]