According to Defence Ministry, the Make -2 projects are essentially industry-funded projects involving design, development and innovative solutions by Indian vendors for the development of prototypes.
“ Indian Army is leading conduct to give motivation to “ Make systems ” as the high motorists of infusion of niche technologies through indigenous development. To give a farther boost to the ongoing systems, the Indian Army has now approved Project Sanction Orders( PSOs) of five Make II systems. Make II systems are basically Assiduity funded systems involving design, development and innovative results by Indian merchandisers for the development of prototypes. An assurance of order is given after successful prototype development, ” the Ministry said.
The provision of Make order of capital accession in Defence Procurement Procedure is a vital pillar for realising the vision behind the Make in India action.
PSO for development of prototype of High frequence Man Packed Software Defined Radio( HFSDR) under Make II scheme has been issued to 14 Developing Agencies( DAs). And, 300 HFSDRs are planned to be carried by the Indian Army, on successful development of the prototype, it said. As part of sweats to further encourage the indigenousanti-drone ecosystem, the Indian Army has approved PSO to 18 DAs for procurement of 35 sets of drone kill systems under the Make II scheme, post successful development of a prototype. The design is reserved for MSMEs/ launch- ups, the statement said.
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Multiple measures to expedite the ongoing Make II systems have redounded in palpable issues. 22 out of 43 Make II systems are now in prototype development stage, which is 66 of systems by cost( Rs,18,000 crores out of,27,000 crores).