VASCO: Showcasing India’s growth in indigenous aerospace and defence capabilities, the biggest-ever show Aero-India 2023 was organised by the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence from 13-17 Feb 2023 at Yelahanka, Bengaluru.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the five-day event, which saw the participation of 811 exhibitors and unprecedented participation of 98 countries, Defence Ministers of 32 Countries & CEOs of 73 global and Indian Defence Manufacturers.
A delegation from Goa Shipyard Ltd led by CMD Brajesh Kumar Upadhyay attended this event in Bengaluru.
The major milestone of this edition of AeroIndia was the signing of MoUs worth Rs 80,000 Crores. During the Bandhan ceremony held on 15th Feb 2023 and presided over by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh, GSL signed 10 MOUs with leading Public/Private firms in line with the vision of “Make in India, Make for the World’.
These MoUs aim to build indigenous capability in specialised fields of Electronics, Pneumatics, Commercial Shipbuilding & Exports etc., which will further boost Govt’s vision of “Atmanirbhar Bharat”.
These MOUs forged partnerships with major firms like electronics behemoth BEL, Maritime Monitoring Group AS, Larsen & Toubro Limited, and Maritronics India Pvt. Ltd, Smart Engineering & Design Solutions, Brolich Marine Electronic Engineering, Electro-Pneumatics & Hydraulics (India) Pvt. Ltd, PT Aaron Jaya Internasional, Indonesia etc, in the field of niche technologies and for promoting exports.