Articles By Amit Cowshish

Defence Procurement Procedure 2016: Rebooting Defence Production and Procurement

Defence Procurement Procedure 2016: Rebooting Defence Production and Procurement

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 01 Apr , 2016

An incomplete version of what would be the ninth version of the Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) was released by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) on 28 March 2016 to coincide with the opening of...

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Metamorphosis of the Defence Budget 2016-17

Metamorphosis of the Defence Budget 2016-17

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 09 Mar , 2016

There was no mention of the allocation being made for defence for the coming fiscal in the finance minister’s budget speech on February 29. It would be pointless to second guess the reason for...

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New Defence Procurement Procedure: A Stimulating Preview

New Defence Procurement Procedure: A Stimulating Preview

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 27 Jan , 2016

In the first meeting of 2016 held on January 11, the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) took some policy decisions that will eventually get incorporated, along with other policy and procedural...

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2015: A Year of Work-in-Progress for Defence

2015: A Year of Work-in-Progress for Defence

By: Amit Cowshish | Issue: Courtesy: IDSA | Date: 31 Dec , 2015

One does not know what the Ministry of Defence (MoD) set out to achieve in the calendar year 2015 or the current financial year that will draw to a close in another three months. But if one were...

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