Ministry of Defence

The principal task of the Defence Ministry is to obtain policy directions of the Government on all defence and security related matters and convey the same to the Services Headquarters, Inter-Services Organisations, Production Establishments and Research and Development Organisations for implementation. It is also required to ensure effective implementation of the Government's policy directions and the execution of approved programs within the allocated resources. The Ministry of Defence comprises of four Departments viz., the Department of Defence (DOD), the Department of Defence Production (DDP), Department of Defence Research & Development (DDRD) and the Finance Division.

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Bharat Dynamics Limited

Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), the force behind peace, established in 1970 has been in the forefront to support Defence Forces with Weapon Systems to effectively defend the country against any evil designs of our adversaries.

Commencing with the production of guided missile systems for land forces, BDL is well on its way to become a supplier of guided weapons and allied systems to Air and Naval forces also. Expertise has also been created for cost-effective product upgrades and retrofits with enhanced lethality to impart a fresh lease of life to ageing equipment within core competence of BDL.

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Bharat Earth Movers Limited

Bharat Earth Movers Limited is a premier ISO 9000 Company in India and the second largest manufacturer of earthmoving equipment in Asia. A three-decade-old multi-locational and multi-product company, BEML offers vital applications in diverse sectors of economy such as coal, mining, steel, cement, power, irrigation, construction, road building and railways. It has expanded its product range to cover high-quality hydraulics, heavy-duty diesel engines, welding robots and undertaking heavy fabrication jobs.

A public sector undertaking, BEML commands 70% market share in the domestic earthmover industry. Nearly 40% of its equity has been divested to financial institutions and the public. BEML has its corporate headquarters and central marketing division in Bangalore.

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Bharat Electronics

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) designs, develops and manufactures state-of-the-art products in the field of Radars, Defence Communications, Telecommunications, Sound and Vision Broadcasting, Opto-electronics, Solar Systems, IT products and Electronic components.

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 Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited

The Company came into being in 1884 as a small factory on the Eastern Bank of the river Hooghly. It was renamed Garden Reach Workshop (GRW) in 1916. The Company was taken over by the Government of India on 1st April, 1960. The Company was put on a dynamic path of growth and diversification and to reflect its multi-farious activities in a true sense, the Company's name was changed to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) on 1st January, 1977.  

GRSE has gradually expanded and modernised to meet growing maritime needs- particularly those of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard. GRSE is among the leading shipyards in the country and the premier yard in the East. It builds a wide range of ships from modern Warships to sophisticated Commercial Vessels, from small Harbour Craft to fast and powerful Patrol Vessels. It is among the few shipyards in the world with its own Engineering and Engine Manufacturing divisions. Growing on its solid base of experience of over a 100 years of excellence, GRSE looks confidently ahead to the challenges of the new millennium

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Goa Shipyard Limited

Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) established in 1957 is today a leading shipyard on the West Coast of India, meeting the exacting requirement of varied customers in the field of design, development, construction, repair, modernisation, testing and commissioning of ships.

With a humble beginning as a small barge building yard, GSL has grown in reputation as one of the most sophisticated ship builders in the country.

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Mazagon Dock Limited

Mazagon Dock Limited is India's top-of-the-line shipbuilder with an ISO 9001 accreditation. Our shipyard has seen the construction of vessels such as Warships (including 6700 T Destroyers), Submarines, Cargo vessels, Tankers (up to 27,000 DWT), Tugs and Dredgers. We employ the latest techniques to construct ships for both defence and commercial purposes, and are fully equipped with CAD/CAM/CIM facilities.

Our supremacy in this field stems from the experience and expertise, of our well trained and skilled workforce along with the backing of a superb infrastructure set-up.

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Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited

THE UNIQUE SPECIAL METALS & ALLOYS PLANT OF INDIA, MISHRA DHATU NIGAM LIMITED (MIDHANI), located in the historic city of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh State, is a Government of India Enterprise.

It is a unique, modern and integrated metallurgical plant for manufacturing a wide range of special metals and alloys for meeting the critical requirement of strategic industries such as space, defence, power, aeronautical, automobile, electrical, telecommunications, petrochemicals, lamp and general engineering industries.

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Ordnance Factory Board

Indian Ordnance Factories under ORDNANCE FACTORIES BOARD (OFB) manufactures everything an army needs right down to tents, sleeping bags and clothing. Established in 1801 with first unit in Conspire to serve solely to the country's defence, OFB has now diversified in metallurgical, engineering, vehicles, opticals, textiles and leather garments. Today OFB along with its 39 factories spread over India provide:

  • A broad and versatile production base with multi-technology capabilities
  • State-of-the-art manufacturing facilities
  • Strict adherence to quality standard (all the units are ISO-9000 certified)
  • Original as well as adaptive research and development to make need-based refinement and modifications
  • Project engineering capability
  • Consultancy in setting up new projects in production of arms and ammunitions, solution marketing and also software required for defence purpose
  • Large reservoir of skilled and professionally qualified manpower and managerial personnel
  • A strong base for industrial training facilities
  • Ready market access due to convenient location
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