- Awarded in the category of Import Substitution for Mission Critical Parts/ Sub-Systems/ Systems
New Delhi, 28 September 2022. Samtel Avionics Ltd. (SA) – India’s Leading Aerospace & Defence Firm in Private Domain and a key Indian player in high-technology rugged military systems and products has received the SIDM Champions Award 2022 for Import Substitution for Mission Critical Parts/ Sub-Systems/ Systems.
The award recognises the Indigenous Ruggedisation technology developed by Samtel for Military Displays for Indian Armed Forces. The award was presented by Hon’ble Defence Minister of India Shri Rajnath Singh at the Annual Session of Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM).
The 5th Annual Session of SIDM was organized on 27th September 2022 at Manekshaw Centre, New Delhi. The theme of the session – “[email protected]: Shaping for [email protected]” had been conceptualised with an aim to position India as one of the top countries in defence manufacturing.
The Annual Session witnessed participation from the top leadership of the Ministry of Defence, Indian Armed Forces, Industry & Foreign Defence Attachés based in India including the Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari, PVSM, AVSM, VM, ADC, Chief of the Air Staff, Indian Air Force; and Vice Admiral SN Ghormade, PVSM, AVSM, NM, ADC, Vice Chief of the Naval Staff, Indian Navy.
The SIDM Champion Awards recognize the distinguished contribution of Indian Companies in Defence & Aerospace, and also encourage Indian industries to invest in technology and product innovations to address capability gaps of defence forces.
On this achievement, Puneet Kaura, Managing Director & CEO, Samtel Avionics said, “It is a proud moment for us at Samtel as the SIDM Champions Award underscores the journey traversed by Samtel for indigenisation of critical military technologies. We are happy to play a significant role in the Indian government’s aim for creating an Atmanirbhar Bharat.”