Venu Gopal

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  • Colonel Venu Gopal was Research Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses (IDSA), New Delhi. <a href="/profile/vgopal">Click here for detailed profile</a>.

    Revenue Procurement Practices in the Indian Army

    Revenue Procurement Practices in the Indian Army

    This monograph examines some aspects of the Indian Army’s revenue procurement practices. It discusses the peculiarities of these practices in the Indian defence and security setup, relating it to the contemporary risk scenario. This study draws attention to the corresponding trends in the private or commercial sector.


    Equipping UN Forces: Challenges & Remedies

    Fellows' Seminar
    February 08, 2013
    1030 to 1300 hrs

    Are the Armed Forces Game for 3PL?

    3PL support has not become integral to the defence forces’ administrative functions yet. Considering the funds that can be saved, manpower that can be freed to train for operational readiness, the adept, proficient and skilful resources that can be used to upgrade its standards and capabilities, the armed forces should not to drag their feet in this important issue.

    September 17, 2012

    Revenue Procurement in the India Army Challenges and the Way Ahead

    India’s defence forces have to be continually prepared with modernised assets and a well-planned and executed supply-chain network. This calls for a well-evolved logistics infrastructure. To achieve this, a close study of the extant procurement procedure, the process of allocation of the budget, and the lacunae therein, is necessary. This article ponders on the challenges or peculiarities faced during the revenue procurement process for the Indian Army. Defence procurement, unlike procurement or other departments, involves a deliberate and complex procedure.

    July 2012

    Revenue Procurement in the Army

    Fellows' Seminar
    February 24, 2012
    1030 to 1300 hrs

    Public Private Partnership In Procurement Practices

    An efficient, transparent PPP policy dovetailed with an effective FDI framework will not only ensure that state-of-the-art defence equipment is procured but will also be instrumental in enabling transfer of technology.

    September 05, 2011