About Us


The Uttarakhand Defence Manufacturers and Suppliers Association (UKDMSA) is a not for profit association formed to help the Industry and Suppliers in Uttarakhand to explore new markets, form Global alliances and be the advisory group to the government of Uttarakhand on policy issues on defence matters. UKDMSA plays an active role to be a facilitator, catalyst and knowledge centre for the defence manufacturers and suppliers of Uttarakhand. UKDMSA will help Uttarakhand to achieve national and global status in defence manufacturing and supplies.
UKDMSA is presently in the process of setting up facilities for the various futuristic programmes so as to facilitate the absorption of technology brought in from various Global OEMs.


Help Uttarakhand become a key state in Defence Manufacturing and Supply matrix of DEHRADUN and become a trustworthy partner platform for Global and local Industries .UKDMSA is official partner with Uttarakhand Government for realizing the vision of Defence and Aerospace Hub and converting the policy of Uttarakhand into actionable plan.


UKDMSA is mandated to work closely with the Armed Forces, Academia, Researchers, Innovators, Startups and Governments at centre and state to create and develop key Defence technologies / capabilities and facilitate growth of Defence Industries in Uttarakhand.

UKDMSA has following objectives :

  • Forming Joint Ventures with Foreign Originalequipment manufacturers(OEMs) and attract investments and promote Uttarakhand as a defence manufacturing hub
  • Attract investment in State from within Country
  • Increase intra state vendor base for Defence Public Sector Units/ORD factories
  • Harness Transfer of Technology by OEMs to increase skilled manpower in the State
  • Create Centre of Excellence at State Universities and industrial houses
  • Prepare Next Generation of Scientists in the State
  • Facilitating Setting up of Defence industrial areas cluster
  • To provide opportunity to local manufacturers and suppliers to establish National and International linkages. (Joint ventures and MOUs)
  • To promote Defense Research and Development (R&D) in the state academic institutions by providing them platform for the same.
  • To institutionalize interaction of local industry, State and foreign OEMs.
  • To represent Uttarakhand in the industry forums like FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM, DEFEXPO etc.

Core Values

  • Nation First.
  • Ethics in Business.
  • Creating global solutions.
  • Harnessing Industrial / Technological Power.