Bengaluru: Defence Minister Arun Jaitley unveiled the 3rd line of metro manufacturing facility of the state-run BEML (Bharat Earth Movers Limited) to ramp up its production to meet the demand for more such cars.
The third line will enable the company to increase production capacity to 27 cars from 18 per month by augmenting jigs, fixtures & machines.
BEML has supplied around 1,200 metro cars to metro corporations in New Delhi, Bengaluru & Jaipur.
BEML has orders from Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai & Lucknow to produce for their metro projects.
The minister also rolled out the company’s 850-HP diesel-powered crawler bulldozer for the mining industry.