HAL ropes in CPWD for helicopter factory in Tumakuru

HAL signed an MoU with CPWD for the execution of the stage 2 works of Infrastructure development works at its Green Field Helicopter factory in Tumakuru at the on-going Aero India in Bengaluru, today.

The MoU was signed by Chief Executive Officer, Helicopter Complex Shri GVS Bhaskar and Chief Project Manager (CPM), HAL project zone, CPWD Shri Rajesh Jain in the presence of Chairman and Managing Director, HAL Shri R Madhavan.

The stage 2 works include development of infrastructure for structural assembly and equipping of helicopters at Tumakuru. The project will be executed in a phased manner.

ED Helicopter Division Shri V Natarajan, GM, Helicopter DivisionShri Ambuvelan, ADG, CPWDShri RK Soni, CE, CPWD Shri SN Raiwere also present on the occasion.

New Helicopter factory coming up in a 615 acres green field campus of Tumakuru Plant that would be fully self-sufficient for manufacturing full range of helicopters from 3 to 12 tons category

and shall comprise of state-of-the-art manufacturing, structural assembly, final assembly-line facilities, heli-runway, aerodrome, residential township for the staff, recreational facilities, a well-equipped training and development centre.

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