PIB Analysis 15-10-22


  • Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) will display  a wide range of 430 products encompassing the strategic and tactical weapon systems, defence equipment and technologies developed in DefExpo 2022 being held in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from October 18 – 22, 2022.
  • The major theme for this year’s DRDO participation is based on 3D (DRDO, Designed and Developed) ecosphere which will highlight its strong linkages with both Industry as well as Academia.
  • The 12th edition of Asia’s largest defence event will be highlighting the theme ‘Path to Pride’ aligned with ‘India at 75’ and ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, encouraging the industry as well as the citizens to join in and contribute towards nation building.
  • In addition, DRDO will showcase several initiatives to deepen its strategic partnerships with Industry, and Academia.
  • These will include initiatives such as Technology Development Fund, Dare to Dream, DIA- Centres of Excellence and other similar schemes to support academia, Start-ups, MSMEs and large industries to continuously upgrade technology readiness levels of present and futuristic technologies in the country.

First National Coal Conclave & Exhibition

  • Under the patronage of the Ministry of Coal, Indian National Committee World Mining Congress will be organising the first ever National Coal Conclave & Exhibiition – 2022 on the theme “Indian coal sector-sustainable mining towards Aatmanirbhar Bharat”   in New Delhi on 16 & 17th October, 2022.
  • The two- day event will provide the right platform for policy makers, public and private sector mining companies, researchers, acdemicians and other stake holders to interact and prepare the road map needed for Indian coal sector to align it with National Mission of Aatmanirbhar Bharat.
  • The focus area of the conclave will be three major subjects of fuel self suffciency in power sector, Aatmnirbharata in steel making for coal and technolgy & sustainability.
  • The exhibition will  showcase the initiatives of coal mining sector for inducion of technology, sustainable development, IT initiative,  best practices in mining safety etc.
  • Latest technolgies and IT –enabled tools used by Indian caol mining sector will also be on display.