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Winners of the SIDM Champion Awards 2023 with the Hon'ble Raksha Mantri, Members of the SIDM Awards Jury.

India@75: Towards a One Lakh Crore Global Manufacturing Hub

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SIDM: Marshalling India's Sixth Force - The Industry

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) is a not-for-profit association formed as the apex body of the Indian defence industry. It acts as an enabling link between the Forces, Government and the Industry and thus creates an environment conducive to making Indian Defence Manufacturing a global force. 
Its areas of work include:

Policy Advocacy

SIDM strengthens the process of policymaking by presenting the perspective of the defence industry to the policymakers.

Industry-Armed Forces-Govt Linkages

SIDM facilitates direct interface between the industry and the users and helps the latter understand  industry capabilities.

Engaging with International Stakeholders

SIDM  expands the Industry’s global footprint by engaging with counterpart organisations and Indian Missions abroad. 


SIDM maps the industry's core competencies and helps them be part of the global defence supply chain integrations. 

Capacity Building

SIDM organises the ‘Defence Acquisition Management Course (DAMC)’ to familiarise Indian Industry on the Defence procurement process.

B2B Connect

SIDM regularly hosts incoming foreign delegations and also takes Indian industry delegations abroad.

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Defence production crosses Rs 1 lakh crore mark for the first time ever

As a result of the consistent efforts of Ministry of Defence, the value of defence production in Financial Year (FY) 2022-23 has crossed the figure of Rs one lakh crore for the first time ever. The value currently stands Rs 1,06,800 crore and it will go further up once the data is received from the remaining private defence industries. The current value of defence production in FY 2022-23 is a rise of more than 12 per cent over FY 2021-22, when the figure was Rs 95,000 crore.   Read More

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Contribute Towards Making India a Leading Destination for A&D Manufacturing

SIDM is working to make the Indian Defence Manufacturing Sector a global force. It leverages the power of the collective to advocate for enabling policies, create networking platforms, enable strategic linkages and build the capacity of its members to compete with the best in the world. SIDM members include companies , academic institutions, R&D institutions, government bodies as well as societies. To be a part of SIDM is to be a part of India's sixth force. 

Knowledge Centre

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) regularly commissions studies that contribute to the sector's knowledge pool.  
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