Defence Production Undertakings

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Eight Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) currently function under the Department of Defence Production and Supplies. They are :

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) : It has 12 factories located at Bangalore (5 factories), Koraput, Nasik, Karwar, Kanpur, Lucknow, Barrackpur and Hyderabad. It designs, manufactures and overhauls various types of aircrafts.

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) : It has 9 factories located at Bangalore, Ghaziabad, Pune, Machhilipatnam, Taleja (Maharashtra), Panchkula (Haryana), Kotdwar (Uttaranchal), Hyderabad and Chennai. It is engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of electronic equipments.

Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) : It has three factories located at Bangalore, Mysore and Kolar gold fields where heavy equipments like bulldozers, dumpers, loaders, cranes, etc are manufactured.

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) : It is located at Hyderabad to manufacture guided missiles.

Mazgaon Dock Limited (MDL) : It is located at Mumbai and its activities include shipbuilding apart from other works.

Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineering Limited (GRSE) : It was set – up in Kolkata and is engaged in the construction and maintenance of warships and auxiliary vessels for Navy and Coast Guard.

Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) : It comprises construction and repair / refit of ships / vessels.

Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI) : It is located at Hyderabad and manufactures Sophisticated and Strategic Special Metals and Alloys for Nuclear Energy, Aeronautics, Space, etc.

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