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


Work closely with the Government towards enabling the growth of the defence industry. Collaborate with experts from the Armed forces, Academia and Defence industry to optimize the industry's development capabilities.


  • India First
  • One Voice
  • Self Reliant for Security

Facilitate growth of the industry through:

  • Policy and Progress Advocacy
  • Indigenization and Innovation
  • Policy and Market Research
  • Export Promotion
  • Emerging Technology and New Opportunities
  • Education and Skill Development

Executive Council

Mr Baba N Kalyani,

President, SIDM

Chairman & Managing Director
Bharat Forge Ltd
Mr Jayant D Patil

Vice President, SIDM

Whole-time Director (Defence Business) & Member of the Board
Larsen & Toubro Ltd
Mr S P Shukla

Treasurer, SIDM

Group President & Member-Group Executive
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
Mr Vinod Kumar Dasari,

Member, SIDM

Managing Director
Ashok Leyland Ltd
Mr Jamshyd N 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

Punj Lloyd Ltd
Mr Satish K Kaura

Member, SIDM

Samtel Group
Mr Sukaran Singh

Member, SIDM

CEO & Managing Director
Tata Advanced Systems Ltd
Mr Sumit Mazumder

Member, SIDM

Chairman & Managing Director
Tractors India Limited
Lt Gen Subrata Saha (Retd.) PVSM, UYSM, YSM, VSM**

Secretary, SIDM



Lt Gen Subrata Saha PVSM, UYSM, YSM, VSM** (Retd.)
Director General
Brig. Ashis Bhattacharyya (Retd.)
Senior Advisor
Deepak Juneja
Amit Kumar
Deputy Director
Sumit Rajput
Divya Chopra
Senior Associate
Yashvardhan Verma
Avnish Patnaik
Anjana Rawat
Executive Assistant