Strategic Industries and Manufacturing Technologies

Coordinator of the Subgroup: Shri Gautam Thapar
Members:

  • 1. ACM (Retd.) Fali Major
  • 2. Shri Ravindra Gupta
  • 3. Dr. Bhaskar Balakrishnan
  • 4. Dr. Subir Gokarn
  • 5. Lt. Gen (Retd.) P C Bhardwaj
  • 6. Prof. Sanjay G Dhande

The Sub-Group will examine the significance of creating and sustaining strategic industries and manufacturing technologies as a means of expanding India's overall strategic autonomy.


  • Identify the critical technologies and manufacturing capabilities that need to be located in India in order to ensure relative strategic autonomy.
  • Formulate a long-term perspective plan for technology acquisition and capacity building to achieve a graduated capability for high technology generation and innovation
  • Specific challenges in building defence technologies and industries as a component of the overall exercise
  • Institutional and policy challenges required to achieve the above objectives, in particular creating an eco-system that encourages innovation and expeditious marketisation of emerging innovations.

Current Agenda