New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation Seminar ‘Swavlamban’ on Monday at Dr Ambedkar International Centre here, PMO said on Sunday.
During the programme, Prime Minister will unveil ‘SPRINT Challenges’, which are aimed at giving a boost to the usage of indigenous technology in the Indian Navy, the PMO said.
NIIO in conjunction with the Defence Innovation Organisation aims at inducting at least 75 new indigenous technologies/ products into the Indian Navy.
This collaborative project is named SPRINT (Supporting Pole-Vaulting in R and D through iDEX, NIIO and TDAC).
The seminar aims to engage Indian industry and academia towards achieving self-reliance in the Defence sector.
The two-day Seminar (18-19 July) will provide a platform for leaders from Industry, Academia, Services and Government to come together on a common platform to ideate and come up with recommendations for the Defence Sector, the PMO said.
Sessions dedicated to Innovation, Indigenisation, Armament and Aviation will also be held.
The second day of the seminar will witness outreach to the Indian Ocean Region, in line with the government’s vision of SAGAR (Security and Growth for All in the Region).