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Dr. V.M. Ghatge, Chief Designer, with the Mockup of the first indigenously designed Aircraft, the HT - 2 Trainer. 1948
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Today, HAL has 20 Production Units and 11 Research & Design Centres in 8 locations in India.
Vigilance Department in HAL was set up in 1969 pursuant of formation of Central Vigilance Commission (CVC)based on the model recommended by CBI.
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Shri Mihir Kanti Mishra has taken over the charge of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Bangalore Complex, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) from July 1, 2022.
Shri Mishra, Management Trainee of 1987 batch, did his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Sambalpur University and M. Tech in Aircraft Production Engineering from IIT, Madras. He has worked at Koraput, Corporate Office, TAD Kanpur and Aerospace Division in various capacities.
Prior to this appointment of CEO(BC), Shri Mishra was leading HAL’s space business unit, Aerospace Division, as General Manager. He led the team to support ISRO, as strategic partner, for Indian prestigious space programs. He was instrumental in driving the business growth by moving upwards in value chain through establishment of new facilities for Cryo engine manufacturing and for providing end-to-end realisation of launching vehicle along with integration activities.
Shri Mishra started his career in manufacturing & assembly of MiG engines under Transfer of Technology (TOT) programme at Engine Division, Koraput and worked on absorption and assimilation of Technical Know-how and prove-out of manufacturing process for series production of MiG engines. He also played the key role in export of build to print work-packages of engine components, which was a first- time experience for the Division in exploring such opportunities.
He also had roles of increasing responsibility in Corporate Export Marketing function wherein he was responsible for evolving Company’s marketing strategy & initiatives on business development, new market promotion & industrial cooperation for enhancing global presence. He played a key role in driving export business growth with export of several platforms, both helicopters & Dornier aircraft to friendly countries. He also successfully worked on special assignment as the Project Manager for launching of civil version of Dornier DO-228 aircraft including its certification within a record time.
His past 35-plus years of experiences in HAL are in a wide array of business verticals of engine, aircraft, space along with corporate functions cover roles of increasing responsibility in manufacturing, assembly, engineering, strategy planning, project management & international marketing