Ministry of Defence
NAVAL TECHNOLOGY ACCELERATION COUNCIL (NTAC) MEETING
Posted On: 23 MAR 2022 6: 19PM by PIB Delhi
Naval Expertise Acceleration Council (NTAC) the apex physique of the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO) held its 2nd meeting at Novel Delhi on 23 March 2022. Chaired by VAdm SN Ghormade, Vice Chief of Naval Staff, the NTAC reviewed the continuing and proposed indigenisation and innovation conditions.
On an average better than two IPR applications net been filed by naval personnel every month since the delivery of the NIIO by the Hon’ble RakshaMantri on 13 August 2020. Patent applications net been filed for defense power explicit to boot as twin-use enhancements. Many twin use products net moreover already been transferred to the MSMEs for mass manufacturing thru the National Look at & Fashion Company (NRDC) and the Rashtriya Raksha College
Indian Navy has been on the forefront of indigenisation with a entirely functional and dynamic Directorate of Indigenisation. Additionally, a know-how Fashion Acceleration Cell (TDAC) has been created below NIIO to point of curiosity on innovation.
Indispensable initiatives in direction of Indigenisation consist of industry outreach programmes (performed at Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar and Coimbatore) and the proposal put of residing up a heart for Indigenisation and Self-Reliance (CISR).
TDAC moreover engages with the academia and the industry to boot as to channeling in-apartment naval enhancements. A web month-to-month interplay with the industry in coordination with the Society of Indian Defence Producers (SIDM) has moreover been instituted. Deep tech startups are moreover being recognised as ‘lnnovation Industry Companions’ and are supplied handholding to better perceive naval necessities.
To decide on younger minds in premier academic institutions the ‘Indian Naval College students Technical Engagement Programme’ (IN STEP) gives a 5 month online internship to work on naval say statements. An ‘originate say’ below IN STEP changed into announced throughout the NTAC meeting and will most certainly be undertaken in partnership with SIDM and BharatShakti.in. An MoU changed into signed between the three organisations to this make.
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