Wednesday, May 29, 2024

HAL Bolsters ‘Make-In-India’ With Orders Worth Rs 52 Crore At DefExpo 2022

By Staff Correspondent

Laying major thrust towards Indigenisation, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) released Project Sanction Orders to domestic Indian Partners to the tune of Rs 52 Crore, at the on-going DefExpo 2022 here today.
Dr Ajay Kumar, Defence Secretary, handed over the Orders to Industry partners at a programme held at the HAL Stall, in the presence of C B Ananthakrishnan, CMD, HAL. The domestic Indian partners will now manufacture the LRUs which were being imported till now.
The Indian industry partners will indigenously design and develop parts like Infra-Red Radiation Suppression Systems, Engine Air Intake Particle Separator, Emergency Flotation System and Night Vision Goggles for Light Utility Helicopter and others.
The Defence Secretary also launched the Indigenisation Supplier Relationship Management Portal (I-SuRe) on the occasion. The portal is the new digital initiative to boost the indigenization initiatives of HAL and will facilitate faster collaboration between HAL and the Indian industry partners.
HAL has strategically shifted from Transfer of Technology based manufacturing system to indigenous development by involving industry partners. The success stories in indigenising 75 items are captured in the form of the Album. The Defence Secretary released the album.
Alok Verma, Director (HR), E P Jayadeva, Director (Operations) Dr D K Sunil, Director (Eng, R &D) and other senior officers of HAL and DRDO were present on the occasion.

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