About Us

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) is a not-for-profit association formed to be the apex body of the Indian defence industry. SIDM plays a proactive role as an advocate, catalyst, and facilitator for the growth and capability building of the defence industry in India.

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Vision

Catalyse the Indian defence industry to effectively contribute to India's national security and become a trustworthy global partner

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Mission

Work closely with the Government towards enabling the growth of the defence industry. Collaborate with experts from the Armed forces

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Values

  • India First
  • One Voice
  • Self Reliant for Security

Executive Council

Mr Baba N Kalyani

President, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Bharat Forge Ltd

Mr Jayant D Patil

Vice President, SIDM
Whole-time Director & Sr. Executive Vice President (Defence, L&T-NxT) L&T

Mr S P Shukla

Treasurer, SIDM
Group President & Member-Group Executive Board Mahindra Group

Mr Chandrajit Banerjee

Member, SIDM
Director General Confederation of Indian Industry

Col H S Shankar

Member, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Alpha Design Technologies Pvt Ltd

Dr Subbarao Pavuluri

Member, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Ananth Technologies Ltd

Jamshyd Godrej

Member, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co Ltd

Mr Rahul Kirloskar

Member, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Kirloskar Pneumatic Company Ltd

Mr Atul Punj

Member, SIDM
Chairman Punj Lloyd Ltd

Mr Satish K Kaura

Member, SIDM
Chairman Samtel Group

Mr Sukaran Singh

Member, SIDM
Managing Director & CEO Tata Advanced Systems Ltd

Mr Sumit Mazumder

Member, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Tractors India Limited

Ashok Leyland

Team SIDM

Babu Khan

b.khan@sidm.in

Head, SIDM & Executive Director, CII.

Lt Gen JP Nehra

jp.nehra@cii.in

Principal Advisor

RAdm Pritam Lal (Retd.)

pritam.lal@cii.in

Principal Advisor

RAdm AK Verma (Retd.)

ak.verma@sidm.in

Principal Advisor

Brig. Ashis Bhattacharyya (Retd.)

ashis.bhattacharyya@cii.in

Senior Advisor

Wikky Katyal

wikky.katyal@cii.in

Head, Operations (Defence & Aerospace)