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 Board
    Mahindra Group
  • Mr Chandrajit Banerjee, Member, SIDM
    Director General
    Confederation of Indian Industry
  • Lt Gen Subrata Saha PVSM, UYSM, YSM, VSM**(Retd.)
    Secretary & Director General, SIDM
  • 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 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