Svipja's Offset Practice

Our Offset Practice helps high-tech Defence and Aerospace Industry in offset projects. www.svipja.com/ refers.

We also empanel Offset Consultants with Industry knowledge in A & D. You could fill Your 'Resume' on http://www.svipja.com/careers.php , or 'Join as a Consultant' on www.indiandefenceindustry.com/


Steps in Our Offset Process

Step 1: Acquaint Yourself first on Offset business. Please visit www.IndianDefenceIndustry.com , its connected Blogs and www.svipja.com in addition to other subject matter elsewhere. Offset Partnership and projects go thru rigorous 'Due Diligence' / 'Gate Reviews' by Vendors / Obligors.

Step 2: Register online on www.IndianDefenceIndustry.com using Internet Explorer to be part of the database of the Defence Industry. We are developing a consortium of MSMEs globally with India focus for them to participate in Aerospace and Defence direct and indirect Offset Projects.

Step 3: Obtain Industrial License, if required.We take Advisory on Products / Services to target, Capacity Creation, JV and Capital tructure incl FDI & Technology Agreements, etc.

Step 4: Become Industrial Sector Partner (ISP) of Svipja / India. We will guide the ISP firms go through qualified vendor registration process for Supply Chains of aerospace & defence firms.

Some of these steps could be attempted concurrently.


1. Yearly Membership Fee for Registering on the Site and using e-Marketplace Engine for Buying/Selling, and accessing Info System, is as indicated in Tariffs on the Site. Fee is variable.

2. Separate Fee for Offset Consulting / Industrial Co-operation would apply. Contact svipja@gmail.com for further details.

3. Addl Fee will apply in case of market research, study and other services.


1. Svipja provides guidance to the Indian ISP on project suitability and document/plan preparation for the Gate Review Process, and it's Presentation as required.

2. Svipja does not take responsibility for offset fund allotment to ISPs. This is decided by A &D Major Company based on the capability of the ISP to meet the needs of the A & D Major.


Friday, December 25, 2015

Services as an Eligible Avenue of Offset Discharge in Defence

MoD has reinstated Services as an Eligible Avenue of Offset Discharge in Defence Offset Guidelines (Appendix D to Defence Procurement Procedure). Following have been reinstated:

Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul.

Upgradation / life extension.

R&D services (from Government recognised R&D facilities).

Engineering, design and Testing as well as software development have been reinstated with a maximum cap of 20 per cent of the total offset obligation with provision of random audit to verify value of offset contracts and additional requirement of CMMi  certification of 4 and above category for the IOPs where discharge is envisaged above 5 per cent of offset obligation.

Quality Assurance and Training would continue to be under abeyance.

These changes will apply to the relevant provision of earlier versions of DPP as well.

The change is applicable with immediate effect for RFPs issued on or after the date of issue of this amendment. 

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