4TH POSITIVE INDIGENISATION LIST FOR DPSU
15th May, 2023 Defence
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- Continuing the efforts to minimise imports by defence public sector undertakings (DPUSs), the Defence Ministry has approved the fourth Positive Indigenisation List.
- The list contains 928 strategically important line replacement units (LRUs), sub-systems, spares and components, including high-end materials and spares, with an import substitution value of ₹715 crore.
- This fourth list is in continuation of the previous three indigenisation lists, which were published in December 2021, March 2022 and August 2022, respectively.
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Q) Discuss the various initiatives that have been taken by the government of India to promote the indigenisation of the defence industry. (250 words)