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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

DEPARTMENT OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

RAJYA SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.1123

TO BE ANSWERED ON 10TH AUGUST 2011

Restructuring Defence R & D Labs and PSUs

 

1123. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR:

Will the minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) whether Government has finalized any plan to restructure the current archaic model of defence R & D labs and manufacturing to Public Sector Units (PSUs); and

If so, whether Government would consider merging design and manufacturing into PSUs, thereby creating more competitive, integrated entities among the PSUs?

 

ANSWER

MINISTER OF DEFENCE

SHRI A.K. ANTONY

(a) & (b):  Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) laboratories are working under a proven efficient management structure. Restructuring of DRDO is being taken up as an evolutionary process of improvement. The restructuring is undergoing in planned manner. Information regarding Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) is being collected.