Yelahanka, Bangalore. 25 February 2019. HAL signed an MoU with CPWD for the execution of the stage 2 works of Infrastructure development works at its Green Field Helicopter factory in Tumakuru at Aero India .
The MoU was signed by Chief Executive Officer, Helicopter Complex GVS Bhaskar and Chief Project Manager (CPM), HAL project zone, CPWD Rajesh Jain in the presence of Chairman and Managing Director, HAL R Madhavan.
The stage 2 works include development of infrastructure for structural assembly and equipping of helicopters at Tumakuru. The project will be executed in a phased manner.
ED Helicopter Division V Natarajan, GM, Helicopter Division Ambuvelan, ADG, CPWD RK Soni, CE, CPWD SN Raiwere 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.