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Dr. V.M. Ghatge, Chief Designer, with the Mockup of the first indigenously designed Aircraft, the HT - 2 Trainer. 1948
The sky appears to be the limit for our growth.
Today, HAL has 20 Production Units and 11 Research & Design Centres in 8 locations in India.
Vigilance Department in HAL was set up in 1969 pursuant of formation of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)based on the model recommended by CBI.
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Shri Amitabh Bhatt, Executive Director of LUH Project, has taken over as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Bangalore Complex with effect from 01 February 2020, succeeding Shri Shekhar Shrivastava who superannuated from the services on 31 January 2020.
With Two decades of experience in Private sector, he joined HAL in January 2006 as Deputy General Manager at Helicopter Division, holding roles of marketing leadership responsibilities in Helicopter Sales, Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Services to Indian as well as foreign Customers, before moving to Planning & Projects at HAL Corporate Office. In July 2016, he was appointed as Chief of Projects (LUH), Helicopter Division.
As the CoP (LUH), he was instrumental in formulation and setting up of Greenfield manufacturing project, an integrated New Helicopter Factory, near Tumakuru. In July 2019, he was elevated as Executive Director (LUH).
Shri Amitabh Bhatt holds a B.Sc.(Engineering) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Regional Engineering College (REC), Rourkela and a Post Graduate Degree in Management.
His leadership experience with business acumen covers Marketing, Planning & Projects, Program execution, Operational skills, Technology vision, After Sales Support, Customer value creation, as well as insights of Aerospace & Defense business core strengths.
Presently, he is a nominee Director on Board of AASSC (Aerospace & Aviation Sector Skill Council).
As a CEO (BC), his focus will now be on ensuring that Bangalore Complex continues to deliver Manufacturing excellence, effective After Sales Support and demonstrate its firm presence in the service of Indian Armed Forces and Other Customers.