Committee on Combat Capabilities

A committee  constituted to recommend ways to enhance Indian combat capabilities, in its recommendations relating to DRDO and OFB has recommended that 11 DRDO labs  need to closed down or amalgamated and its "non-crore" research activities stopped. It has also recommended setting up of a "Technology Commission", with representatives from the armed forces. Incidentally in its recent report CAG also highlighted that14 mission mode projects of DRDO, failed to achieve their timelines despite extensions many a times. The committee recommended OFB to use private-public partnerships to speed up production, ensure better quality and cut down delays.

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.in/2017/03/14/shut-down-laboratories-and-overhaul-the-drdo-expert-committee-t/

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