Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Department of Industry Policy & Promotion
Udyog Bhavan, New Delhi
Press Note No. 10 (2015 series)
STREAMLINING THE PROCEDURE FOR GRANT OF INDUSTRIAL LICENSES
The initial validity of Industrial License for Defence Sector, as per Press Note 5 (2015 series), is presently seven years, further extendable up to 10 years.
2. In partial modification of the above mentioned Press Note, the initial validity of industrial License for Defence Sector is being revised to 15 years, further extendable up to 18 years for existing as well as future Licenses. However, in case a license has already expired, the Licensee has to apply afresh for issue of license. This is being done as a measure to further promote ease of doing business, in view of the long gestation period of Defence contracts to mature.
Joint Secretary to the Governrne t of India
DIPP File No. 9(8)/2014-VIP) Dated theSeptember, 2015