BEL bags India Pride Award
Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has won the ‘Dainik Bhaskar India Pride Award’ in the Defence category for the year 2015-16.
Mr Girish Kumar, Executive Director (Radar) & Unit Head, BEL-Ghaziabad, received the award from Mr Ravi Shankar Prasad, Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology, along with Mr V B Gupta, Senior Deputy General Manager (Management Services & Public Relations)/BEL-Ghaziabad, at the awards ceremony held at New Delhi on April 4, 2016. The Dainik Bhaskar media group has instituted the ‘India Pride Awards’ to honour PSUs which have made significant contributions to the growth of the Indian economy.
BEL was established in Bangalore, India, by the Government of India under the Ministry of Defence in 1954 to meet the specialised electronic needs of the Indian Defence services. Over the years, it has grown into a multi-product, multi-technology, multi-Unit company serving the needs of customers in diverse fields in India and abroad. BEL offers products and services in a wide spectrum of technology like Radars, Missile Systems, Military Communications, Naval Systems, Electronic Warfare & Avionics, C4I Systems, Electro Optics, Tank Electronics & Gun/Weapon System Upgrades, Solar Photovoltaic Systems, Electronic Components and civilian products. With its expertise developed over the years, the company also provides turnkey systems solutions.
(Source: Press release)