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India's Quest for Defence Equipment Policy

Author : Lt Gen (Retd) H S lidder, PVSM, UYSM, YSM, VSM

India’s Defence Procurement  procedure  (DPP ) is being revised regularly  and yet India as the largest importer of Defence equipment  has been in news  unfortunately,  for wrong reasons .  The Augusta Westland episode has once again revived and heightened the debate surrounding indigenization as a mean to combat corruption in defence deals. The amendments to the procurement policy of 2011 would largely attempted by MoD to curb corrupt practices in defence deals .The monograph studies the malaise and offers many workable suggestions.  Author, Lt Gen ( retd ) HS Lidder ,PVSM,UYSM,VSM  is most innovative and conceptual thinker . He has wide ranging experience including as a  Chief of Integrated Staff Committee to the Chairman  Chiefs of Staff Committee .