Civil Aviation Minister asks aerospace manufacturers to expand supply chains for manufacturing in India

The Minister of Civil Aviation and Steel, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia urged major aerospace manufacturers of India to present a collaborative plan outlining their requirements from each department of GOI, in order to help them expand supply chains for aerospace manufacturing in India.

During the Advisory Group meeting of Aerospace Manufacturers and MROs, Minister Scindia also engaged in detailed discussions with MROs on their operational and taxation challenges.

Also, he assured to relook select taxation and regulatory issues and collectively work towards greater financial viability for MROs.

Further, he underlined the ministry’s commitment towards establishing India as a global hub for aviation, and creating a robust and globally competitive aviation ecosystem.

The meeting was attended by players like Airbus, Boeing, Safran, Max Aerospace, GMR MRO, Bharat Forge, Tata Advanced Systems, RTX, HAL, AIESL, Pratt & Wittney, Air Works, Taj Air, Bird Executive, Invest India and CII.

Besides, the meeting also was attended by Gen (Retd) Dr. V. K. Singh, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation & Road Transport and Highways, Vumlunmang Vualnam, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and other senior officials from DGCA, AAI, BCAS and MoCA.