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NEWS IMPULSE – NAVAL INNOVATION AND INDIGENISATION ORGANISATION (NIIO)| 08 JANUARY

Syllabus section: Defence technology

Why in News?

Raksha Mantri launched the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) through an online webinar.

About:

• The NIIO puts in place dedicated structures for the end users to interact with academia and industry towards fostering innovation and indigenisation for self-reliance in defence in keeping with the vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat.

• The NIIO is a three-tiered organisation.

• Naval Technology Acceleration Council (N-TAC) will bring together the twin aspects of innovation and indigenisation and provide apex level directives.

• A working group under the N-TAC will implement the projects.

• A Technology Development Acceleration Cell (TDAC) has also been created for induction of emerging disruptive technology in an accelerated time frame.

• The Draft Defence Acquisition Policy 2020 (DAP 20) envisages Service Headquarters establishing an Innovation &Indigenisation Organisation within existing resources.

• Indian Navy already has a functional Directorate of Indigenisation (DoI) and the new structures created will build upon the ongoing indigenisation initiatives, as well as focus on innovation.

 

 

Source: PIB

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