About Us

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) is a not-for-profit association formed to be the apex body of the Indian defence industry. SIDM plays a proactive role as an advocate, catalyst, and facilitator for the growth and capability building of the defence industry in India.

Responsive Layout


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

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Work closely with the Government towards enabling the growth of the defence industry. Collaborate with experts from the Armed forces

Powerful Performance


  • India First
  • One Voice
  • Self Reliant for Security

SIDM Leadership

Mr Jayant D Patil

President, SIDM
Whole-Time Director (Defence, L&T-Nxt) & Member Of The Board Larsen & Toubro

Mr S P Shukla

Vice President, SIDM
Group President & Member-Group Executive Board
Mahindra Group

Mr Baba Kalyani

Immediate Past President, SIDM
Chairman & Managing Director Bharat Forge Ltd

Mr Sujith Haridas

Director General, SIDM
Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers