Workshop for discussing setting up Test Facilities for Drones under the Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS)

Event Information:

  • Wed, Aug 21 2019
  • DRDO Bhawan, Rajaji Marg, Vijay Chowk Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi


Chaired by Secretary (Defence Production), MoD

1400 Hrs Onwards | 21 August 2019 | DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi

With the aim of providing easy access to defence testing infrastructure to the industry, Ministry of Defence, Department of Defence Production is in the process of notifying Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS). DTIS aims at setting up of 06 to 08 Greenfield Defence Testing Infrastructure, as a common facility under private sector with Government Assistance (up to 75% of the project cost as Grant in Aid). The first testing facility being planned to be set up under the Scheme is a testing facility for Drones/UAVs/ RPVs.

A workshop to be chaired by Secretary (Defence Production) for all firms involved with manufacture/ testing of Drones and their sub-systems including payloads/weapons etc is being organized on 21 August 2019, 1400 Hrs at DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi. A copy of the notification received from MoD intimating the change of date may be accessed here:

You are requested to forward particulars of representatives attending the workshop in the format given below by 09 August 2019 at with a copy to us at

Sr No. Name, Age Company Name & Address Company Profile & Drone Portfolio Telephone / Email Address

A copy of the Draft Notification, Guidelines and Expression of Interest for setting up Drone Facility have been combined in a single PDF which may be accessed here:

All stakeholders including Industry, Industry Associations, R&D/Academic institutions involved with the manufacture/ testing of Drones are requested to go through these documents in the pdf doc and forward their inputs by 09 August 2019 at with a copy to us at