BHEL extends support to indigenous suppliers to develop self-reliance in manufacturing
BHEL has been spearheading the Make in India movement with a special focus on contributing to the AatmaNirbhar Bharat Abhiyan, a BHEL statement said.
The company has taken the lead in reaching out to local industry including MSME (Micro, Small & Medium) vendors as potential partners, it added.
"BHEL is interested in indigenisation of more than 300 items across 9 categories, currently imported by our 16 manufacturing units, valued at over Rs 3,000 crore per annum, and the company is looking forward to their active participation for mutual growth," BHEL Chairman and Managing Director Nalin Shinghal said.
The company is also organising a series of interactive workshops, titled 'BHEL Samvaad', aimed at fostering better utilisation of assets for development of technologies and products, under the guidance of the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI).
The first in the series of online workshops on collaborative manufacturing, conducted On Tuesday, saw a cross-section of Indian Industries, Industrial houses and MSMEs coming together to dwell upon the next steps for increased cooperation in indigenous manufacturing.