PIB Analysis 18-10-22

Path to Pride

  • Path to Pride’ is the biggest-ever DefExpo, which are exclusively for Indian companies.
  • It is a five-day event to showcase the growing prowess of the domestic defence industry to achieve ‘Make in India, Make for the World’ vision.
  • The biennial exhibition has been organised to support, showcase and forge partnerships for the Indian aerospace and defence manufacturing sectors with Indian as well as global customers to achieve the overall objective of catering to domestic requirements while fulfilling the needs of friendly foreign countries.
  • “DefExpo 2022” during ‘Amrit Kaal’ reflects India’s resolve to be among the leading nations in the defence & aerospace sectors in the next 25 years.
  • DefExpo 2022 will be the first-ever edition exclusively for Indian companies.
  • Indian companies, Indian subsidiaries of Foreign OEMs, Division of company registered in India, Exhibitor having Joint Venture with an Indian company will be considered as Indian participants.
  • For the first time, States/Union Territories (UTs) have been invited to set up pavilions at the event.
  • Seventy five (75) countries will be participating in DefExpo 2022.

Kisan Samruddhi Kendras

  • The Prime Minister has inaugurated 600 Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samruddhi Kendras (PMKSK) under the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilisers.
  • These Kendras are not merely sales centres for fertiliser but are expected to act as a mechanism for establishing a deep bond with the farmers of the country.
  • Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Urvarak Pariyojana – One Nation One Fertiliser has also been launched which is a scheme of ensuring affordable quality fertiliser of Bharat brand to the farmers.