Bharat Electronics Limited: India’s defending Champion
‘Our state-of-the-art defence electronics solutions help safeguard India’, says M.V. Gowtama, Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL). ‘We are committed to meeting the specialized electronic equipment requirements of the Indian Defence Services’,
After successfully building a coastal surveillance system for the Indian Coast Guard, BEL is establishing similar systems in the Seychelles and the Maldives. BEL products are also being used in homeland security and smart cities.
The company grew seventeen per cent last year and Gowtama plans to achieve this same figure in 2017.
‘My priorities today are to align BEL with the increasing demands of the Indian defence industry while further developing our export business’.
BEL has been active in Southeast Asia for almost twenty years through the company’s Singaporean office which handles procurement, marketing and customer support. With opportunities across the region, BEL is establishing more offices in the ASEAN region to better serve customers.
‘Our customers’ see BEL as a good company to partner with’, says Gowtama. ‘We will continue to forge long-term alliances and create a strong marketing force which will meet the needs of customers around the world’.