Govt Companies under Ministry of Defence : PSU 

Details of Defence Public Sector Undertakings under MoD :

There are sixteen Central Public Sector Undertakings under the administrative control of the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence.  Details are as under – 

1. HINDUSTAN AERONAUTICS LIMITED (HAL): 

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a Navratna Company, is the largest DPSU under the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, India. HAL has built up comprehensive skills in Design, Development, Manufacture, Maintenance and Upgrade of Fighter, Trainers, Helicopters, Transport Aircraft, Aero-Engines, Avionics, Systems and Accessories. HAL has 20 Production Divisions, 10 R&D Centres and one Facility Management Division spread across the Country. It has so far produced 17 types of aircraft from in-house R&D and 14 types under license.

HAL is currently manufacturing Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas, Dornier Do-228 Light Transport Aircraft, Dhruv- Advanced Light Helicopter, Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Light Utility Helicopter (LUH) along with associated engines, avionics & accessories. Additionally, HAL has production line available for production of Su-30 MKI Aircraft, Hawk Advance Jet Trainer, Chetak and Cheetal Helicopters. HAL has been supporting the fleet of Indian Defence for over five decades. Currently, HAL is providing ROH for 12 types of aircraft/ helicopter and 14 types of engines. HAL has also diversified its business into Aerospace structure and Industrial Marine Gas Turbines.

(For more information, visit the link: https://hal-india.co.in)

2. BHARAT ELECTRONICS LIMITED (BEL): 

BEL, a Navratna Company, established in 1954 under MoD has nine Units across India. BEL has core competencies in Defence sector in areas of Radars &Weapon Systems, Sonars, Communication, EWS, Electro-Optics and Tank Electronics. In Non-Defence sector, BEL’s product range includes EVMs, Tablet PCs, ICs, Hybrid Microcircuits, Semiconductor devices, solar cells etc.

R&D: BEL has set up R&D facilities in all nine Units to achieve self-reliance. BEL spends around 8% of its turnover on R&D.

(For more information, visit the link: https://www.bel-india.in)

BEL OPTRONIC DEVICES LIMITED: 

BEL Optronic Devices Limited (BELOP) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), Bangalore, the premier Defence Electronics Company under the Ministry of Defence. BELOP is a single unit company located at Pune, and engaged in indigenous manufacture of strategic high performing image intensifier tubes. The details of the grant received by BELOP from the Government of India is given as under:

Sl. No.Grant Given By GoIPurpose/Objective Of The Grant/Fund Given To BELOP
1.Rs. 260.40 CroresThe grant of Rs.260.40 crores has been granted to BELOP s holding company BEL for the purpose of acquisition of Technology for XD-4 I.I. Tubes. As the ToT was implemented at BELOP and the grant was in turn given to BELOP by BEL.Thus, BELOP has not directly received the grant from the MoD.

3. BHARAT DYNAMICS LIMITED.(BDL): 

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Mini Ratna Category-I Company was incorporated in the year 1970 under the Ministry of Defence. A pioneer in the manufacture of Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) in the country, BDL is now involved in manufacturing ATGMs of new generation, Surface-to-air weapon systems, strategic weapons, launchers, underwater weapons, decoys and test equipment. BDL is fully geared up to meet the demands of the Armed Forces by capacity augmentation of all Major projects including ATGMs and SAMs by establishing new units at Amravati, Maharashtra and Ibrahimpatnam, Ranga Reddy District, Telangana State.

BDL’s three Units at Kanchanbagh, Bhanur and Visakhapatnam have ISO 14001 Certification. BDL’s Production Divisions, Design & Engineering and Information Technology Divisions have obtained ISO 9001:2008 accreditation.

(For more information, visit the link: https://bdl-india.in)

4. BEML LIMITED (BEML): 

BEML Limited (formerly Bharat Earth Movers Limited) was established in May 1964 as a Public Sector Undertaking for Rail Coaches & Spare Parts and Mining equipment as its Bengaluru complex. The company is listed on both exchanges (BSE and NSE) with Government of India owning 54.03% and rest 44.97% is held by Financial Institutions, Foreign Institutional Investors, Banks, Public and Employees.

BEML Limited, a Schedule ‘A’ company under Ministry of Defence, Government of India, plays a pivotal role and serves India’s core sectors like, Defence, Rail, Power, Mining and Infrastructure. The company started with a modest turnover of Rs. 5 Cr. during 1965 and today thanks to its diverse business portfolio, the company has been able to achieve a turnover of more than Rs. 4,300 Cr. The company operates under three major business verticals, viz. Defence & Aerospace, Mining & Construction and Rail & Metro. The three verticals are serviced by nine manufacturing units located at Bengaluru, Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) and Mysore (all in Karnataka), Palakkad (Kerala). Company’s international business covers over 69 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

For more details visit, https://www.bemlindia.in

5. MISHRA DHATU NIGAM LIMITED (MIDHANI): 

MIDHANI, is a Schedule B Mini-Ratna Category-I company under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence. It was established to achieve self reliance in the Manufacture of a wide spectrum of critical and complex alloys like super alloys, titanium alloys, special steels & stainless steels, soft magnetic alloys etc in variety of mill forms using state-of-art production facilities. MIDHANI caters to the needs of Defence, space, aeronautics, nuclear power, electronics, tele-communications and many other strategic sectors of the country.

MIDHANI has diversified and has set up several facilities such as Wide Plate Mill (WPM)- a state of art facility, capable of rolling plate with 3 Meter width to cater to the needs of Strategic Sectors. Armor facility at Rohtak, Haryana to cater to the need for high end Armour products and Springs Project to facilitate MIDHANI’s presence in Railway sector. (For more information, visit the link: https://midhani-india.in/)

6. MAZAGON DOCK SHIPBUILDERS LIMITED (MDL): 

Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) is a Schedule A, Mini-Ratna Category-I Shipyard under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence. It constructs Missile Destroyers, Stealth Frigates and Scorpene Submarines for the Indian Navy. (For more information, visit the link: http://www.mazagondock.in)

7. GARDEN REACH SHIPBUILDERS AND ENGINEERS LIMITED (GRSE): 

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE), is a Schedule B Mini-Ratna Category-I Shipyard under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence primarily catering to the shipbuilding requirements of India Navy (IN) and Indian Coast Guard (ICG). The company manufactures various types of vessels, ranging from tugs and barges to warships, frigates, bulk carriers, oceanographic research vessels, high powered diesel engines and portable steel bridges. (For more information, visit the link: http://www.grse.in)

8. GOA SHIPYARD LIMITED (GSL): 

Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), is Schedule B Mini-Ratna Category-I Shipyard under the administrative control of Ministry of Defence. GSL is capable of indigenously designing and building sophisticated high technology ships for Indian Defence Forces and other varied clients including export markets. New business development areas identified under diversification include construction of Hovercrafts for Indian Army. (For more information, visit the link: https://goashipyard.in)

9. HINDUSTAN SHIPYARD LIMITED (HSL): 

HSL is one of the largest Defence Shipyards in the country, catering to the needs of shipbuilding, ship repairs and refit of submarines. (For more information, visit the link: https://www.hslvizaq.in).

10. ADVANCED WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT INDIA LIMITED (AWEIL): 

AWEIL headquartered at Kanpur has 8 factories located at Kanpur, Cossipore, Jabalpur, Korwa, Tiruchirappalli and Ishapur is engaged in the business of manufacturing weapons and equipment of both small and large caliber.

(For more information, visit the link: https://www.aweil.in)

11. GLIDERS INDIA LIMITED (GIL): 

GIL headquartered at Kanpur has 1 factory located in Kanpur is engaged in the business of manufacturing parachutes including Brake Parachutes for Fighter Aircrafts etc.

(For more information, visit the link: https://glidersindia.in)

12. TROOP COMFORTS LIMITED (TCL): 

TCL headquartered at Kanpur has 4 factories located at Kanpur, Shahjahanpur, Avadi and Hazratpur is engaged in the business of manufacturing troop comfort items like Uniforms, ECC, tents etc.

(For more information, visit the link: https://www.troopcomfortslimited.co.in/)

13. ARMOURED VEHICLES NIGAM LIMITED (AVNL): 

AVNL with its headquarter at Avadi, Chennai has 5 factories located at Avadi, Chennai, Yeddumailaram, Jabalpur and Ambernath is engaged in the business of manufacturing of Armoured Vehicle, B Vehicles etc.

(For more information, visit the link: https://avnl.co.in)

14. MUNITIONS INDIA LIMITED (MIL): 

MIL with its headquarter at Pune has 12 factories located at Khadki, Aruvankadu, Tiruchirappalli, Bhandara, Bolangir, Chandrapur, Dehu Road, Khamaria, Nalanda and Varangaon is engaged in the business of manufacturing ammunition of all calibers and military, commercial and industrial explosives of various kinds.

(For more information, visit the link: https://munitionsindia.co.in/)

15. YANTRA INDIA LIMITED (YIL): 

YIL with its headquarter at Nagpur has 8 factories located at Ambajhari, Ambarnath, Bhusawal, Dum Dum, Katni, Muradnagar, Ishapore and Jabalpur is engaged in the business of manufacturing Military Grade components and Ancillary products of Ferrous and Non Ferrous type etc.

(For more information, visit the link: https://www.yantraindia.co.in)

16. INDIA OPTEL LIMITED (IOL): 

IOL with its headquarter at Dehradun has 3 factories located at Dehradun and Chandigarh is engaged in the business of manufacturing optoelectronic items like Tank Sights, Small Arms Sights, Hand held Optical Device etc.

(For more information, visit the link: https://www.indiaoptel.in/)

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