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Areas of Work : Industry Interface

DI2TM interacts with Industries and Industrial Associations like CII, FICCI, ASSOCHAM, etc. on matters related to engagement with industries, industry round tables, on matters related to sponsoring/ co sponsoring events of relevance to DRDO with industries and industry associations. DI2TM also interacts with Ministry of Defence (MoD) and other govt agencies for formulation and promulgation of policies to enhance self reliance in design, development and productionisation of indigenous defence systems.

New Business Engagement Models for joint development and evolving innovative schemes for promoting SME participation in DRDO projects are evolved at this directorate.

Database of Industrial Partners of DRDO is regularly maintained and updated by DI2TM, which is used for evaluating/ bench marking of Industries in consultation with labs for facilitating the labs in selection of industries for joint development and selection of Lead System Integrator (LSI).

Under the “Accelerated Technology Assessment of Commercialisation (ATAC)” Program, a joint initiative of DRDO & FICCI, [Technology Commercialisation of spin off technologies are handled by this Directorate. For more details visit