Bangalore, 1 July 2019: BEML Limited, A Govt. of India Miniratna Company under the Ministry of Defence bagged prestigious SKOCH Award for Corporate Excellence : Gold for BEML Metro Cars – Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited Project (KMRCL).
BEML is the first Indian company supplying indigenously developed six car metro train with Advanced Communication Based Train Control (CBTC) system to KMRCL. The six coach rakes comprise of two Driving Motor Cars (DMC) at either end, LED lightings for energy conservation and latest train protection/control systems. The carrying capacity of each rake is 2068 passengers and with a maximum operation speed capability of 80 kmph.c
The state-of-the-art metro trains are indigenously designed, developed and manufactured by BEML, truly realising the motive of ‘Design in India’ and ‘Skill India’ initiatives of the Government.
At a function held at New Delhi, the Award was presented to BEML by the SKOCH Group, a think-tank dealing with socio-economic issues with a focus on inclusive growth.