Union budget 2019: Government shows interest for six P-75 (I) submarines

New Delhi: In a big push towards the 'Make in India' initiative, the government announced the Expression of Interest (EoI) on Thursday for the selection of a strategic alliance with India to build a black ship. Six general water tanks for the Navy's P-75 (I) project worth Rs. 45,000 million.
According to the Ministry of Defense's statement, the case was approved by the Defense Affairs Council on 31 January this year.

EoI for a short list of strategic alliances India has been uploaded on the website of the Ministry of Defense and the Indian Navy and for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to be released within two weeks.

This project is the second project implemented under the latest strategic cooperation model, with 111 naval helicopters being supplied for the first time.

This will help promote the design and construction capabilities of submarines in India, in addition to bringing the latest submarine design and technology into the project.

Strategic alliances with OEMs have been ordered to set up a specific production line for these submarines in India and make India the center of global design and production of Indian submarines.

All six submarines under this program will be built in India by a strategic alliance chosen by India in collaboration with selected OEMs.

Moreover, the Indian Navy will have the option of producing six submarines under the project, not only But helps to promote the main submarine industry and shipbuilding only But also enhances the manufacturing and industrial sectors, especially MSMEs - systems for the production of related system equipment related to submarines

Potential strategic partners are expected to respond to EoI within two months.

Indian companies will be selected according to the system integration capabilities, shipbuilding expertise and financial strength.

OEMs will receive a preliminary selection based on their submarine design according to the Navy's quality requirements and qualify for the transfer of technology and indigenous content criteria.