India MSME Defence Week

MSME Partnership & Sub-contracting Opportunities

March 23 2021 - March 26 2021

Confirmed Speakers

Join the Multi-Billion$ opportunity for Engineering MSMEs in Defence Sector


4 Days

8 E-Sessions

Over 30 Speakers

Vendor Development Sessions | Technology Sessions | Make in India & AatmaNirbhar Bharat Sessions

Key Themes


  • AatmaNirbhar & Make in India vision
  • Policies & procedures for the participation in the Defence manufacturing
  • Vendor Development & Sourcing Policies, procedures and collaboration Opportunities with Defence PSUs & other defence establishments
  • Funding Schemes & Opportunities in Technology transfer & collaborations
  • International

  • International Defence diplomacy & industry collaborations
  • International export opportunities
  • International delegations for partnership opportunities

Who Should Attend

  • MSMEs
  • Defence Startups, Innovators & Enterpreneurs
  • Existing & Potential Vendors & Suppliers
  • International Business Delegates
  • MSMEs seeking collaboration for Defence Technologies
  • MSMEs exploring Export & International collaboration opportunities
  • Other Industry Professionals, Traders and Businesses
“India witnessed a staggering 700% growth in defence exports from Rs 1521 crores in 2016-17 to Rs 10,745 crores in 2018-19…an all-time high ranking of 19th in the list of defence exporters in 2019,” CDS Bipin Rawat

With the Defence Production and Export Promotion Policy 2020, India has aimed to achieve exports of US$ 5 Billion in aerospace and defence goods and services by 2025. This has created an unprecedented opportunity for International Trade and Collaborations in the defence sector for MSMEs

Some lists of Defence items reserved for indigenization & sourcing from MSMEs

4 Days Programme

Date S. No. Session Name Speakers Member Registration Charges (INR) Non-Member Registration Charges (INR)
23 March 2021,
11:00 am
Session I Inaugural Session Dr. Srikar Reddy, Joint Secretary, EP Engg., Department of Commerce, Government of India Free Free
23 March 2021,
03:00 pm
Session II Country Session on Strategic Partnerships in Defence Sector Mr. Eli Hefets, Corporate Regional Director, Rafael Pvt Ltd, Israel Free Free
24 March 2021,
11:00 am
Session III Webinar on Sourcing Opportunities in Indian Defence Shipyards

Mr. D Srinivasa Rao, GM (QC & Safety), Hindustan Shipyard Ltd., Visakhapatnam

Mr. Partha Sarathi Bose, Sr. Manager (Materials | e-Procurement & MIS), Garden Reach Ship-builders and Engineers Limited, Kolkata

Mr. A V Raviprakash, CGM (Commercial & OS) and Ms. Asmita Priolkar, SM (Com), Goa Shipyard Limited, Goa

₹1200/- ₹1500/-
24 March 2021,
03:00 pm
Session IV Webinar on Sourcing Opportunities in Indian Defence PSUs in Aerospace & Defence Manufacturing

Mr. Piyush Kumar Sinha, General Manager (Indigenization) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd. (HAL), Bangalore

Mr. Manoj Yadav, Sr. Dy. General Manager- Management Services, Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL), Bangalore

₹1200/- ₹1500/-
25 March 2021,
11:00 am
Session V Sourcing Opportunities in Ordnance Factory Board Address by Ordnance Factory Board ₹1200/- ₹1500/-
25 March 2021,
03:00 pm
Session VI Webinar on Building Atma Nirbhar Bharat in Defence Sector

Mr. Awanish Kumar Awasthi, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary & Chief Executive Officer, UPEIDA

Mr. Elangovan, Senior General Manager, Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO)

Mr. Neelesh Tungar, COO, Defence & Aerospace, Kalyani Group

Mr. Sampathkumaran ST, Vice President, Defence & Aerospace, Adani Enterprises Limited.

Mr. Sriram Kere, DGM – Supply Chain Management, L&T Defence

Wg. Cdr. Pavan Salikar (Redt), General Manager (Supply Chain ), Dynamatic Technologies Ltd

₹1200/- ₹1500/-
26 March 2021,
11:00 am
Session VII Webinar on Defence Cooperation & Export Webinar: Make in India for the World

Dr. Srikar K Reddy, Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Government of India

Mr. Praveen Kumar, DDG (Exports, Department of Defence Production, Government of India

Dr. Vivek Raghav, Scientist ‘E’ & Addl. Director, Industry Interface & Technology Management DRDO on ‘Engagements with MSMEs for Defence Exports’

₹1200/- ₹1500/-
26 March 2021,
03:00 pm
Session VIII Technology Transfer & Collaboration Opportunities for MSMEs in Defence Sector

Mr. Sanjiv Kumar, Scientist 'E' & Additional Director, DIITM, DRDO HQ

Mr. Arjun Kumar, Scientist 'E' & Additional Director, DTDF, DRDO HQ

Mr. Jagdeep, Scientist 'G' & Associate Director, DFMM, DRDO HQ

Mr. M Vignesh, Director & Co-Founder, Torus Robotics Pvt Ltd, (Startup Success story in Defence Sector)

₹1200/- ₹1500/-

*18% GST extra as applicable

Delegate Registration

Indian Foreign

Discount Scheme for Participation in two or more paid sessions

Members Non Members
Discounted participation charges for 2 paid sessions ₹2200/- ₹2800/-
Discounted participation charges for 3 paid sessions ₹3000/- ₹3900/-
Discounted participation charges for 4 paid sessions ₹3600/- ₹4800/-
Discounted participation charges for 5 paid sessions ₹4000/- ₹5500/-
Discounted participation charges for 6 paid sessions ₹4200/- ₹6000/-

All rates in INR GST @18% will be applicable

The registration for Inaugural Session (Session I) & Session II are complimentary along with other paid sessions.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Particulars of Sponsorship benfits Gold Sponsor Silver Sponsor Logo Support
Web banner of the company will be hosted on the microsite of the event. The web banner will be hyperlinked to the company website.
A video loop of 30 seconds of the company will be played during sessions III, IV, V, VI, VII and VIII of the event.
Extensive publicity will be done on EEPC India Social Media handles.
Advertisement of the company to be included in the digital version of the monthly magazine of EEPC India - ie2 - Indian Engineering Exports with the circulation of more than 13000.
E-brochure of the company will be shared with all the registered participants of the session.
Company e-brochure will be added in 'Sponsor/Logo support' section with hyperlinks.
Comapany logo will be added in 'Sponsor/Logo support' section with hyperlinks.
Acknowledgment of the company as 'Gold/Silver Sponsor' or Logo support for the event in all the publicity and promotional materials related to the event including brochures, microsite, HTMLer, advertisement etc.
Company to be acknowledged as Gold/Silver Sponsor or Logo support in the post-show report of the event.
Number of complimentary entry to delegates from the company to all the sessions. 5 3 1
Sponsorship Charges
GST @ 18% applicable under Reverse Charge Mechanism (RCM)
Sponsorship Details

Opportunity Chart for MSMEs in Indian Defence Sector :

About EEPC India: Role & Activities

Initiatives in the Defence Sector

EEPC India takes lead in bridging the latest emerging trends and opportunities in Defence sector with engineering MSMEs across the engineering clusters in India. It regularly organizes various platforms such as:

  • 1. Organizes Vendor Development & Sourcing Opportunities with Defence PSUs
  • 2. Organizes Interactions on technology collaboration opportunities
  • 3. Organizes exhibitions to showcase various Defence PSUs, and their opportunities to collaborate with MSMEs
  • 4. Works towards regularly disseminating latest trends in policies, rules and market developments through its research and publication desk

Sourcing & Vendor Development

Actively engaged in helping Indian MSMEs to build its vendor development base by organising vendor development meets with Railway PSUs, Defense PSUs, Power PSUs etc.

EEPC India organized three day mega virtual Vendor Development & Sourcing Platform from 10-12th Feb 2021, inviting over 25 speakers and 350 participants from the Industry.

Technology Upgradation

Its acts as a bridge among R&D Academia, Industry and the Government departments for New Technology Development, Transfer & facilitating funding support.

In addition to the above, EEPC India aims to ensure competitiveness of the Indian engineering sector particularly the MSMEs, EEPC India carries out various activities like technology promotion, branding, design intervention, quality and accreditation, skill development, IPR to name a few. • EEPC India has also been The objective of such programs is to integrate the MSME sector in the manufacturing value chain and widen the scope of MSMEs in nation building and manufacturing.

EEPC India is the premier trade and investment promotion organisation in India. It is sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, and caters to the Indian engineering sector. Set up in 1955, EEPC India now has a membership base of over 13,000 out of whom over 60% are SMEs.

For Any Queries for Participation Or Sponsorship :

Ms Jaya Basu

Joint Director


Ms Pallavi Saha

Sr Deputy Director


Mr Mayank Krishna

Assistant Director