The Ghaziabad Unit of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has won the twin honour of CII EXIM Bank Business Excellence Award (2022) and the Jury’s Commendation for Role Model Organisation.
The Award is the highest level of recognition in the CII-EXIM Bank Award for Business Excellence, established by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Export Import Bank of India in 1994 with the aim of enhancing the competitiveness of India Inc.
Bhanu Prakash Srivastava, CMD, BEL, along with senior officers Joydeep Majumdar, Executive Director (NCS) & Unit Head, BEL-Ghaziabad, Jagdish Chand, GM (Radar), BEL-GAD, Rashmi Kathuria, GM (SCCS), BEL-GAD, Giriraj N, GM (DCCS), BEL-GAD, Naveen Kumar, In-Charge GM (Antenna), BEL-GAD, K K Agarwal, In-Charge GM (Corporate Quality), Anita Srivastava, Sr DGM (QS) & In-Charge of Business Excellence, received the prestigious Award for BEL at the Quality Summit organised by CII in Bengaluru.
The CII recognises organisations at three levels: Gold Plus (First Level), Platinum (Second Level) and Award (Highest Level). One of the Award winning organisations is declared as Role Model Organisation based on the highest levels of excellence demonstrated by it in certain key parameters. BEL’s Bangalore Complex was the first PSU to be recognised as Role Model Organisation by the CII in 2018. It’s a matter of great honour that the Ghaziabad Unit of BEL has now been recognized as Role Model Organisation.
BEL-Ghaziabad has five Strategic Business Units with three distinct product lines and solutions – Radars, C4I and Satcom. It delivers 90% of Radars, 100% of C4I solutions and 80% of Satcom equipment installed for the defence of the country. The award citation lauded BEL-Ghaziabad’s strong business performance even during the pandemic, aggressive growth in all domains with focus on R&D, fast-paced technology adoption, customer intimacy, deep-rooted culture of innovation and continuous transformation.
In his acceptance speech, Bhanu Prakash Srivastava, CMD, said he was happy that the Ghaziabad Unit of BEL had received this prestigious Award and recognition for excellence. He said BEL is safeguarding the Nation on all three fronts – land, sea and air. He pointed out BEL’s contribution to democracy through the Electronic Voting Machines; and by manufacturing Ventilators during the Covid pandemic. He said BEL’s business processes have been structured for gaining customer confidence and recalled BEL’s business excellence journey in association with CII.
Joydeep Majumdar, Executive Director (NCS) & Unit Head, BEL-Ghaziabad, spoke about the transformation of Ghaziabad Unit from product manufacturing to making high level systems and system integration. He shared the business excellence transformation in the Ghaziabad Unit.