Event Information:

  • Mon, Jun 29 2020 To Wed, Jul 01 2020
  • Digital Platform



29 June – 01 July 2020

To promote self-reliance in defence production, the Government of India has announced several measures under Atma Nirbhar Abhiyan, which has opened up a range of opportunities across the entire spectrum of Indian Industries to enter into the supply chain of defence establishments.

The Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM) in partnership with the Corps of Electronics and Mechanical Engineers (EME), Indian Army is organising a Digital Seminar-cum-Exhibition on Opportunities for Indigenisation in Army Base Workshops from 29 June – 01 July 2020 to take forward the `Make in India’ Initiative of the Government of India.

The Corps of EME provides engineering support for all equipment and armaments held with the Indian Army. The Nodal Repair Centres and Technology Centres in the Corps Zone Workshops help in engineering support management, maintaining high reliability and availability of equipment to the Field Army. The Army Base Workshops forming the fourth echelon of repair, undertake equipment overhaul and manufacture of critical spares, supported by a vast network of Industries spread over the country and abroad for realising supplies of spares and components. Spares and Components of foreign origin have long supply cycles and are heavy on cost. Under the `Make in India’ initiative, EME has embarked on a mission to indigenise these with the help of Indian Industry to cut on cost and time for repair. 

The three-day virtual seminar will deliberate upon Indigenisation requirements pertaining to:

  • Armoured Vehicles
  • Communication Equipment’s
  • Radars
  • Optoelectronics
  • Rubber Items
  • Armament Spares
  • Special Vehicles
  • Engineering Equipment’s
  • Army Air Defence Weapon Systems.

Each session will be followed by Exclusive B2G Web Based interactive sessions with the project officers of the Army Base Workshops.

The companies, who wish to showcase their capabilities to the Procurement agencies of Indian Army and their officers, can do so by participating in the Virtual Exhibition being hosted on a unique CII Propriety Platform `CII HIVE’ with provisions for B2B and B2G interactions and exclusive meeting rooms. The applicable fee for booking a virtual stall is Rs. 10,000 (Exclusive of GST) for SIDM / CII Members and Rs. 15,000 (Exclusive of GST) for Non SIDM / CII Members. Each exhibiting company will be entitled with 6 complimentary passes to attend the seminar and visit the exhibition for all three days.

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Members are invited to attend the Digital Seminar and Exhibition as a delegate. The applicable fee for delegate registration is Rs.1,500 (Inclusive of GST) for Non SIDM Member. To register as a delegate, please register through the top menu 'Register'

For more details on participation, exhibition, technology presentation and Co-Branding opportunities, please contact /

Pre Requisite to attend the Digital Conference and Exhibition  An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE). Minimum bandwidth recommended is 2 Mbps (up/down). A microphone – built-in to the computer or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth. Built-in headset jack from laptop or desktop and camera (Built-in or Web), would add value. Even if the laptop or desktop has speakers, it is strongly recommended to plug in a headset so that the sound from the speakers does not cause an echo during the meeting.