Campaign by DRDO to meet country’s defence requirements

RAJYA SABHA
Achieving self-reliance for military hardware and software for the Defence Forces is a joint responsibility of Ministry of Defence, Defence Industries (both public and private), Ordnance Factories (OFs) and Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). As per provisions in Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) for “MAKE” Category, DRDO is concentrating only on development of strategic, complex and security sensitive systems. Provisions have also been made in DPP for the development. “High Technology Complex System & upgrades under “MAKE” category” to share the fund between MoD and Indian Defence Industries is in the ratio of 80:20.

The percentage of budgetary allocation during the year 2007-08 and 2008-09 for Department of Defence Research and Development was about 6% of the total Defence Budget. The Department of Defence Research and Development achieved 97.57% and 99.44% of expenditure during the year 2007-08 and 2008-09, respectively out of total allocated budget.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri AK Antony in written reply to Shri Vijay Jawaharlal Darda in Rajya Sabha today.
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