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‘Swavlamban’ – Indian Navy’s Maiden Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Seminar

The inaugural seminar of the Naval Innovation and Indigenisation Organisation (NIIO), named ‘Swavlamban’, took place in New Delhi on 18-19 July 2022. Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi graced the occasion as Chief Guest, with Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh as Guest of Honour.


The two-day event witnessed enthusiastic participation from academia, industry, policy makers, and senior government officials, alongside naval personnel nationwide. Sessions explored themes such as innovation in niche technologies, harnessing Indian industry potential for naval armament, and the future of aviation in algorithmic warfare.


Key highlights included the release of the Indian Naval Directory of Industry Partners (INDIP) and the launch of iDEX DISC7 (SPRINT) challenges aimed at developing indigenous technologies. The seminar also facilitated outreach to the Indian Ocean Region (IOR), promoting India’s defence exports and strengthening regional partnerships.


Vasbeam’s Participation:

Vasbeam was honored and proud to showcase its technology to Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh, and NSA Shri Ajit Doval during the exhibition.


‘Swavlamban’ marks a historic initiative towards self-reliance in defence and supports India’s vision of an AatmaNirbhar Bharat.