Date Of Post: 05 Apr, 2018
Bengaluru: BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited) will set up a centre of excellence for the Indian Railways in Bengaluru to test its equipment & coaches, a top official has said. BEML Chairman D.K. Hota said at an industry seminar on Wednesday,”The centre of excellence is being set up in Bengaluru with Rs 300-crore investment with a testing facility for railway equipment and coaches.”
- The state-run Railways and the Science & Technology department are partnering with the company in the project to build the centre.
- The defence behemoth, which provides the Indian armed forces logistics solutions, also makes metro coaches, accounting for 47% of the needs of corporations operating the metro rail service in cities across the country.
- Hota asserted,”As India is at the cusp of rapid economic growth, the government has to focus on developing skill sets in the youth with right policies to catalyse the industry.”