Bengaluru, September 6: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday unveiled an e-portal to share information between state-run Hindustan Aeroutics Ltd (HAL) and Indian Air Force (IAF). Touted to be the first inter-organisation information sharing system between a defence undertaking and a defence service under the ‘Digital India’ initiative, the e-portal is intended to synergise competencies of both organisations. “The portal provides authentic information to stakeholders involved and save time and elimite need for frequent joint meetings at various levels,” Parrikar said.
HAL chairman T. Suvar Raju said the customer-centric e-portal would leverage benefits of information sharing in real time.
“The portal will eble the visibility of our rotable repair milestones and provide information on status of supply against aircraft on ground,” he said.
IAF deputy chief Air Marshal S.B.P. Sinha said the portal would facilitate secure information sharing between the air force and HAL for better coordition, transparency and faster decision-making. (IANS)