BEL wins six Raksha Mantri’s Awards

Mr M V Gowtama, Chairman & Managing Director, BEL, and Mr Girish Kumar, Director (Bangalore Complex), BEL, receiving from Mr Arun Jaitley, Raksha Mantri, the Raksha Mantri’s Best Performing Division/Factory/Shipyard Award for the “Best Performing Division” among DPSUs for Naval Systems II SBU, BEL-Bangalore, for the year 2015-16.

Mrs Anandi Ramalingam, Director (Marketing), and Mr Kiran V, General Manager (International Marketing Division), BEL, receiving from Mr Arun Jaitley, Raksha Mantri, the Raksha Mantri’s Institutional Award for “Best Performance in Export” for the year 2015-16.

June 1st 2017. Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has won six of the prestigious Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16. Mr M V Gowtama, Chairman & Managing Director, Directors and other senior officers of BEL received the awards from Mr Arun Jaitley, Raksha Mantri, and Mr Subhash Bhamre, Raksha Rajya Mantri, at a ceremony organised in New Delhi earlier this week.

Here are the six awards won by BEL:

  • Raksha Mantri’s Group/Individual Award for “Indigenisation” for the year 2014-15 under the category On Order Projects for Doppler Weather Radar (S Band Doppler Weather Radar & C Band Polarimetric Doppler Weather Radar) developed by the Development & Engineering (D&E) Division of the Naval Systems 2 (Radar Systems & Fire Control Systems) Strategic Business Unit (SBU), BEL-Bangalore.
  • Raksha Mantri’s Group/Individual Award for “Design Effort” for the year 2014-15 under the category On Order Projects for LYNX U2 Naval Gun Fire Control System developed by the D&E Division of Naval Systems 2 SBU, BEL-Bangalore, for the Indian Navy.
  • Raksha Mantri’s Institutional Award for “Best Performance in Export” for the year 2015-16.
  • Raksha Mantri’s Best Performing Division/Factory/Shipyard Award for the “Best Performing Division” among DPSUs for Naval Systems 2 SBU, BEL-Bangalore, for the year 2015-16.
  • Raksha Mantri’s Group/Individual Award for “Indigenisation” for the year 2015-16 under the category On Order Projects for the Light Weight Portable Laser Target Designator developed by the D&E Division of BEL-Pune. 
  • Raksha Mantri’s Group/Individual Award for “Design Effort” for the year 2015-16 under the category On Order Projects for the Test Bed for Automated Air Defence Control and Reporting System (ADC&RS) developed by the D&E Division of Network Centric System (NCS) Group/Air Defence Control and Reporting System/NSC SBU of BEL-Ghaziabad, for the field force of the Indian Army.

The Raksha Mantri’s Awards have been instituted torecognise exemplary performance amongst Ordnance Factories and Defence PublicSector Undertakings (DPSUs).


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