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Defence India Startup Challenge 5.0

 

Relevance

  • GS 3: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.

 

Context

  • The defence minister has launched the Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) 5.0 under Innovations for Defence Excellence – Defence Innovation Organisation (iDEX-DIO).

 

Key points

  • Thirty-five Problem Statements – 13 from the Services and 22 from Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) – were unveiled under DISC 5.0.
    • These are in areas such as Situational awareness, Augmented Reality, Artificial Intelligence, Aircraft-trainer, non-lethal devices, 5G network, Under-water domain awareness, Drone SWARMS and Data Capturing.
  • Modern and futuristic problem statements launched in DISC 5.0 demonstrate the confidence of young entrepreneurs and innovators in DISC.
  • In the previous four editions of DISC more than 80 start-ups, MSMEs and individual innovators have joined as winners in over 40 technological areas.
  • Rs 1,000 crore has been earmarked for domestic procurement through iDEX for financial year 2021-2022 to promote innovation.

 

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Benefits

  • It plays a crucial role by providing a platform wherein the Government, Services, think tanks, industry, startups and innovators can work together to help the defence & aerospace sectors reach full potential.
  • It gives a new direction to defence innovation and capabilities by highlighting the potential of India’s science, technology and research.
  • The initiative has succeeded in bridging the gap between talent and demand in the country.
  • The nature of warfare has become technology-driven and these start-ups can play a crucial role in developing indigenous defence capabilities, reducing imports and improving exports.
  • It will encourage start-ups to become more attuned to innovative concepts and inculcate the approach of creative thinking in India’s budding entrepreneurs.
  • It will help build a strong, modern & well-equipped military and an equally capable & self-reliant defence industry, given the rapidly changing geo-political and security scenario in the world.

 

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