The Secretary Defence Production, Mr. G. Mohan Kumar reviewed various projects of HAL during the presentation made by HAL’s top management at its corporate office here today. He also laid the foundation stone for the composites MRO hangar during his day-long visit to various facilities of HAL yesterday. The composites are used in various products of HAL such as helicopters (example: ALH & LUH) and aircraft (example: LCA Tejas).
Dr. R.K. Tyagi, Chairman, HAL, Directors and senior executives were present during the visit and briefed Secretary D (P) on various on-going activities at HAL hangars.
During his interaction, Mr. Mohan Kumar asked HAL to draw and work upon futuristic plans based on the Company’s strength. “Priority should not be just to take all kinds of business related to aerospace but to work on workable modules in time bond manner. The focus needs to be on the products that company can deliver with ease, cost reduction, establishing of the highest quality standards and business practices that match the best global parameters”, he told HAL senior executives. He suggested HAL to develop products that have unique value, look to develop aero-engines and give thrust on out-sourcing.
(Text and photos by Ministry of Defence, New Delhi)