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Dr. V.M. Ghatge, Chief Designer, with the Mockup of the first indigenously designed Aircraft, the HT - 2 Trainer. 1948
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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 Bh. V. Seshagiri Rao is currently holding the position of Chief Executive Officer, MiG Complex. Born in 1961, he is a graduate in Electronics & Communications Engineering from Andhra University and holds Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from Osmania University, Telangana. He joined on 01.06.1983 in Avionics Division, Hyderabad.
During his career spanning 35 years in HAL, he has experience of working in various departments like Quality Control, Assembly & Testing and Program Management of Aircraft and its accessories. His areas of focus have been Indigenization of spare parts of Aircraft and engines for self-reliance. He is intensely associated to enhance the capacity of repair and overhaul of Su-30 MKI Aircraft and its Rotables. He is expert of handling Russian origin projects involved in Manufacture and Overhaul of Su-30 MKI Aircraft having worked in the project from inception to establishment of Raw material Manufacturing Phase (Ph IV).
He has co-ordinated various major projects viz. Su-30 MKI, FGFA, MTA and AL-55 I during their active phase as Resident Manager, Liaison Office, HAL (Moscow), Russian Federation. He has formulated the contract for Price Catalogue to drastically cut down the time frames involved in spares procurement for Russian origin Aircraft, Engines & Systems.
He has worked as General Manager, AOD and handled Overhaul of Su-30MKI and MiG-21 variants. He encouraged public private partnership through enhanced outsourcing related to aircraft overhaul and services. Under his dynamic leadership, AOD Division bagged “Customer Services Performance Award” at Inter Division Awards 2016-17. He has been known for its proactive approach in customer support. In addition, he was guiding HALCON a partnership company with CONCOR that has emerged as a major Cargo Hub in the region.
He was also responsible for operationalization of Ozar Airport that is growing at a rapid pace and is attracting Cargo load for exports and serving the Nation as Airport identified under RCS-UDAN scheme.