In the process given out for selection of SPs, the various issues to be considered are appended at Paras 3.3.06 (ii) With larger Indian industrial houses striking partnerships with major global players in the field of defence equipment production, such newly formed joint ventures may not be able to present their credentials under all the heads, e.g., annual turnover, credit ratings, on schedule delivery history etc. Will it be the partners’ individual capabilities that will decide the weightage to be given to an SP as a whole?
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In the choosing of Strategic Partners (SP) for major projects, the DPP debates various options and propagates the necessity of the SPs in turn adapting similar methodology for selection of Tier 2/3 partners. Will the government be laying down the broad outlines for the SPs or is it entirely the prerogative of the SP concerned. (Refers to Para 3.3.09)?
MoD guidelines on Strategic Partners have not been issued as yet. We will have to wait for these guidelines for the answers. Read more
Unlike earlier DPPs, DPP-2016 permits continuation of procurement process provide vendor agrees not to revise his commercial offer during the procurement process and that due approval for co... Read more
Yes, it is different for different categories. for Buy & Buy & Make (Indian), AON is valid for a period of six months. Para 22 of Chapter II of DPP 2016 refers. For MAKE category w... Read more
Government of India vide Press Note 7 of 2014 Series dated 26.08.2014 has notified revised FDI Policy in defence Sector, according to which FDI up to 49% is allowed in the sector through Gov... Read more
Provisions of DPP 2016 will be applicable for those procurement cases only for which RFP has been issued after the date of DPP 2016 coming into effect. All ongoing procurement cases will be... Read more
Presuming that you are an Indian Company, entry into defence will depend on what you wish to do in the defence sector. If you simply want to sell the auto components and parts that you make,... Read more
There is no requirement of registering with MoD or any other organization for participating in Capital Procurement. Companies need to correctly respond to RFIs to become eligible to particip... Read more
If a vendor has responded to RFI, he should normally get RFP. If he has not, he can surely make a representation. If he figures in the vendor’s list and is left out by mistake, RFP wil... Read more
(a) Yes, he still has a chance. He must immediately register himself for the product with Technical Manager (TM), Weapon & Equipment Directorate and User Directorate (and equivalent HQs... Read more