SOURCE: THE HINDU
Naini Aerospace Ltd (NAeL), Allahabad made its first delivery of 335 LCA and 28 ALH cable looms after being taken over by HAL as a subsidiary.
R K Mishra, CEO (NAeL), presented the Certificate of Conformity of Aircraft and Helicopter Looms to M S Velpari, GM, LCA Tejas Division, in the presence of V M Chamola, Chairman (NAeL) and Director (HR)-HAL.
Naini unit of sick Hindustan Cables Ltd along with identified assets and manpower was taken over by NAeL, a subsidiary of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd on February 1, 2017.
HAL undertook the revival of a sick unit of Hindustan Cables and provided structured training to the employees for skill development and other infrastructural requirements. The deliveries happened due to the dedicated efforts of workforce at NAeL.
NAeL had commenced the production activities of wire harnesses of helicopter and aircraft within a record time of five months in July 2017 after providing structured training to the employees for skill development, making registrations with statutory taxation, labour and EPFO authorities, obtaining factory licence and creating basic infrastructure for aviation loom manufacturing.
A robust quality management system is in place at the loom manufacturing shop and the facility has been cleared by the joint audit team of DGAQA and HAL, said T Suvarna Raju, CMD-HAL.
Speaking on the occasion, Chamola said earnings revenue in the very first financial year of its existence speaks on the commitment of the organisation. Full-fledged operationalisation of the plant is expected by June 1.
“The top management of HAL is committed to create a centre of excellence for aviation loom manufacturing at Naini, Allahabad,” Chamola added.