PREPARATIONS IN FULL SWING FOR DEFEXPO-2022

The 12th edition of DefExpo-2022, on Land, Naval & Homeland Security Systems Exhibition will be held from 18th to 22nd October 2022 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. The Exhibition will be held at Helipad Exhibition Centre (HEC) and Inaugural/official functions & seminars will be held at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre (MMCEC).

Spread over an  Area of 76,000 square meters, Defexpo will host 1028 Exhibitors               from 70 Countries with 3000+ delegates and 12 lakh visitors.

Preparations for DefExpo-2022 are in full swing. Towards this, a high level team from Ministry of Defence, New Delhi, headed by Shri Anurag Bajpai, Jt Secy, DIP along with Shri Achal Malhotra, Director, DEO visited Gandhinagar from 15 – 16 September 2022 to review the preparations. A series of Meetings and interactions were carried out with Gujarat State Govt officials including Ms Mamta Hirpara, MD, iNDEXTb. Shri Anurag Bajpai later called on Shri Rajkumar, Additional Chief Secretary, Home and Industry, Govt of Gujarat and briefed him on the heightened preparations towards DefExpo 2022 which is the first ever exclusively for Indian companies inline with the Clarion call of Hon’ble Prime Minister, Sh Narendra Modi for Aatmanirbharta.

This is the largest ever edition of the DefExpo & will be held at Helipad Exhibition Centre (HEC) and inaugural/ official functions and seminars will be held at Mahatma Mandir Convention and Exhibition Centre (MMCEC). Live demonstrations showcasing the equipment and skill set of the armed forces, DPSUs and industry will be held on all five days at the Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.

Ship visits for general public will be opened at Porbandar from 18-22 October 2022. In addtion to this, Drone show will be held during the DefExpo. This is the first time that Drone show will be held both at Gandhinagar and Ahmedabad.