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DefExpo India- 2020

Current context: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the mobile app of the forthcoming DefExpo 2020.
DefExpo India- 2020 
  • The 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is scheduled to be held in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh from 5th to 8th Feb 2020.
  • The theme of the DefExpo is ‘India: The Emerging DefenceManufacturing Hub’ and focus will be on ‘Digital Transformation of Defence’.
  • The mobile app for the DefExpo 2020 is focused on the ‘inform, engage and feedback’ mechanism and provides detailed information about the day-to-day events, Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs), participating exhibitors, maps and directions of the venues.
  • The app has been developed by the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence (MoD).
  • The DefExpo is organised for:
    1. Offering an excellent opportunity for the Indian defence industry to showcase its capabilities and promote its export potential.
    2. Facilitate Business-to-Business (B2B) interaction with senior foreign delegations and signing of Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs).
    3. Highlight the emergence of UP as an attractive destination for investment in the defence sector.
    4. Provide an opportunity to the major foreign Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) to collaborate with the Indian defence industry.

Question: 

Q.1 The theme of the 11th biennial edition of DefExpo India- 2020 is?
a. Disruptive Technology for Defence Transformation
b. India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub
c. Digital Transformation of Defence
d. The Transformation Era of Defence
DefExpo India- 2020 DefExpo India- 2020 Reviewed by Neha Verma on December 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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