A Naval Aviation Industry Outreach Programme was recently conducted at Kolkata in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry, Eastern Region, CII(ER).
The event was organised by the Naval Liaison Cell, Barrackpore under the aegis of HQENC.
As per an official release from the Indian Navy the event aimed at fostering an ecosystem conducive to ‘Innovate-Integrate-Indigenise’ witnessed active participation of over 100 industry partners operating in and around Kolkata.
VAdm Sanjay Mahindru, Deputy Chief of Naval Staff (DCNS), presided over the inaugural session with senior functionaries of tri services, Coast Guard, DRDO and CII(ER) sharing their perspectives on Indigenisation.
During the event, the second edition of Manual for Indigenisation of Air Stores (MINAS) which has undergone a comprehensive review after its initial publication in 2010 was released by the DCNS.
This contemporary edition of the guiding document for Naval Indigenisation agencies also included simplified procedures for fast-tracking indigenisation and avenues to effectively utilise extant financial regulation.
The Technical sessions by Indian Naval agencies and Industry partners that followed the inaugural session were reviewed by RAdm Deepak Bansal, ACNS (Air Materiel).
Event aimed at fostering an ecosystem conducive to ‘Innovate-Integrate-Indigenise’