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Defence Minister launches DefExpo 2020 mobile app

The DefExpo 2020 mobile app is available on Apple App Store and Android Play Store and provides crucial information about the Defence Expo
New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched the mobile app of the forthcoming DefExpo 2020 in the capital on Friday. The app is aimed at providing detailed information about the event from participating exhibitors, Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs), guest speakers of seminars/webinars, publications i.e. electronic brochures and e-books to maps and directions of the venues and city weather. The DefExpo 2020 mobile app is available on Apple App Store and Android Play Store. The app has been developed by Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence (MoD) with the aim to engage with the visitors as well as exhibitors. Business-to-Business Exhibitor Connect, Exhibitor Chat, Ticket booking, accommodation in Tented City, Push notifications and social media are some of its salient features. Feedback mechanism in the DefExpo 2020 mobile app is another essential feature to further improve operations during the event. Rajnath Singh also reviewed the preparations of DefExpo 2020. During the review meeting, senior officials informed him that a record number of over 880 exhibitors, including foreign companies, have registered so far, making it the largest ever defence exhibition surpassing the numbers of DefExpo 2018. The exhibition space booked by exhibitors has also gone up by 52 per cent to nearly 41,000 square metres compared to the last edition. Foreign delegations at the level of Defence Minister and Service Chief are confirmed from 18 countries. Dozens of MoUs are also expected to be inked during the Expo. Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar, Secretary (Defence Production) Subhash Chandra and other senior officials attended the review meeting. The DefExpo 2020 is scheduled to be held in Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow between February 05-08,2020. The theme of the expo is ‘India: The Emerging Defence Manufacturing Hub’.