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Defence Ministry approves procurement of 26 defence items from local suppliers 

Some of the defence items include electronic motor, cable assemblies, dual switch amplifier, sealing ring, weldox and hardox plate and modulator. 

May 21, 2020 15:02 IST
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Ministry of Defence has approved the procurement of 26 defence items from local suppliers under ‘Make in India’ initiative. The government issued a Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order 2017 to promote manufacturing and production of goods and services in India.

Under the central government order, the Department of Defence Production has notified 127 items, in which the buyer preference has been given to local suppliers. Among the total 127 already notified items, 26 items have now been notified under clause 3 of the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India) Order 2017 to further encourage local procurement of defence items.

This means that these items will now be only purchased from local suppliers regardless of the cost of the items. However, the local suppliers will be required to meet the Minimum Local Content (MLC) as prescribed for each item.

The 26 items include items used in Shipbuilding Industry and Other items used in defence manufacturing Industry. The items for the shipbuilding Industry include watertight & weathertight doors, oil pumps, Gemini inflatable boat, battery loading trolley, high-temperature gasket and fibre glass cloth –E grade. 

The defence items include electronic motor, cable assemblies, dual switch amplifier, sealing ring, weldox and hardox plate and modulator. 

Following is the full list of items: 

S. No.

Items

Minimum Local Content

Items used in Shipbuilding Industry

1.

Helo Landing Grid

60%

2.

Doors (Water tight & Weather tight)

60%

3.

Gemini Inflatable Boat

60%

4.

Oil Pumps

50%

5.

Battery Loading Trolley

50%

6.

Sacrificial Zinc Anode Flanges

50%

7.

Fibre Glass Cloth –E Grade

50%

8.

High temperature Gasket

50%

Other items used in defence manufacturing  Industry

1.

6mm to 100mm thickness Weldox Plate

50%

2.

6mm to 100mm thickness Hardox Plate

50%

3.

Electric Motor (474175410130)

40%

4.

Cable Assemblies (486872360154,486872400506, 487072020686,487072021268,487072130102)

40%

5.

MASS -R118)( 455611150102)

40%

6.

MODULATOR (212362440179)

40%

7.

Dual Switched Amplifier (455610540360)

40%

8.

Belleville Springs No. 2A46M 109-55

50%

9.

Sealing Ring 008-012-25 GCF TM-589C

50%

10.

Sealing Ring 012-016-25 GCF TM-589C

50%

11.

Sealing Ring 030-038-46 GCF TM-589C

50%

12.

Sealing Ring 038-046-46 GCF TM-589C

50%

13.

Sealing Ring 046-048-46 GCF TM-589C

50%

14.

Sealing Ring 048-056-46 GCF TM-589C

50%

15.

Sealing Ring 060-070-58 GCF TM-589C

50%

16.

Sealing Ring 065-075-58 GCF TM-589C

50%

17.

Sealing Ring 085-095-58 GCF TM-

50%

18.

Sealing Ring 100-110-58 GCF TM-589C

50%

Table Source: PIB

 

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