Kharge visits BEL, reviews company's strength

Kharge visits BEL, reviews company's strength

Union Minister Mallikarjuna Kharge with BEL CMD Ashwani Kumar Datt, former minister B K Chandrashekhar and BEL Director (R&D) I V Sarma atop the upgraded Schilka tank.Ashwani Kumar Datt, Chairman and Managing Director, BEL, gave the Union minister a detailed presentation on BEL’s business, core strengths, infrastructure, workforce, Research &Development set-up, vast product range, both defence and civilian, emerging business areas — like homeland security and nuclear instrumentation — and future growth plans.

Ashwani Kumar Datt informed Kharge that BEL was implementing all Government guidelines on providing employment to women, the visually handicapped and hearing impaired, and SC/ST.

Kharge also held discussions with BEL’s negotiating trade unions, Technical Cadre Associations and SC/ST Associations. He was taken around the factory and given a glimpse of BEL’s state-of-the-art defence and civilian products.

The minister, who was accompanied by Prof B K Chandrashekhar, former Karnataka Minister, expressed his happiness over Bharat Electronics Ltd’s achievements and wished the company all the best in its endeavors to empower the armed forces.

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