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HAL signed an MoU with CPWD for the execution of the stage 2 works of Infrastructure development work at its Green Field Helicopter factory in Tumakuru at on-going Aero India in Bengaluru on 23-02-2019.

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

Stage 2 works include the 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 Division Shri Ambuvelan,  ADG, CPWD Shri RK Soni, CE, CPWD Shri SN Rai were 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.

[Source: PIB]

Ministry of Defence