Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX)

  • Published
    18th Jun, 2021

GS-III: Science and Technology

  • Indigenization of technology and developing new technology
Context

The Defence Ministry has approved the budgetary support of Rs 498.8 crore to Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) under the Defence Innovation Organisation (DIO) for the next five years.

Prelims question:

Consider the following statements:

  1. Defence Innovation Organisation is a not for profit company registered under Company’s Act 2013.
  2. The CEO of Innovations for Defence Excellence (iDEX) is to be selected and recruited by the DIO.
  3. The modalities of implementation of DIF are to be managed by iDEX.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

  • A.
  • B.
  • C.
  • D.

Mains Question:

Explain the multi facet benefits of indigenous production of defence equipments for India in the post Covid world.(250 words)

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