Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) Seminar -Swavlamban in New Delhi. A key pillar of Aatmanirbhar Bharat is attaining self-reliance in the Defence Sector. To further this endeavour, Prime Minister will unveil ‘SPRINT Challenges’, which are aimed at giving a boost to usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy.
The two-day seminar aims to engage Indian industry and academia towards achieving self-reliance in the Defence sector. It will provide a platform for leaders from Industry, Academia, Services and Government to come together on a common platform to ideate and come up with recommendations for the Defence Sector. The sessions dedicated to Innovation, Indigenisation, Armament and Aviation will be held.
The second day of the Seminar will witness outreach to the Indian Ocean Region, in line with the government’s vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region). As a part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, NIIO, in conjunction with the Defence Innovation Organisation, aims at inducting at least 75 new indigenous technologies and products into the Indian Navy.