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Ministry of Defence
10-March-2017 15:14 IST
Defence Procurement Organisation

In order to study the setting up of a defence procurement organization, the Ministry of Defence in April 2016 constituted a Committee under the chairmanship of Dr. Pritam Singh, Management Expert.

The Committee submitted its Report in February 2017. The Committee has recommended the creation of a central, autonomous, empowered professional organization to build up indigenous defence capability as a strategic imperative for long term self-reliance.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri B. Vinod Kumar in Lok Sabha today.