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BEL receives 12 Green Channel Certificates for 41 products

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has received 12 Green Channel Certificates for a total of 41 products

Lt Gen RK Malhotra, DG DGQA, presented the Green Channel Certificate to Ramakrishnan L, GM (MR) of BEL-Bangalore, for Military Radar SBU of BEL-Bangalore for supply of Weapon Locating Radar, Battle Field Surveillance Radar (Medium Range / Short Range) and Schilka Weapon System Upgrade
Lt Gen RK Malhotra, DG DGQA, presented the Green Channel Certificate to Ramakrishnan L, GM (MR) of BEL-Bangalore, for Military Radar SBU of BEL-Bangalore for supply of Weapon Locating Radar, Battle Field Surveillance Radar (Medium Range / Short Range) and Schilka Weapon System Upgrade

New Delhi: Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) said on Monday that it has received 12 green channel certificates for a total of 41 products. Last year, the company had received the Directorate General Quality Assurance’s (DGQA) green channel status certificate for the supply of spares for Flycatcher Radar, manufactured at its military radar strategic business Unit (SBU) in Bangalore. It was the first time any organisation in India was issued this coveted certificate ever since the Green Channel Policy was formulated.

Lt Gen RK Malhotra, DG DGQA, presented the Green Channel Certificate to Jagadish Chand, GM (Radar) of BEL-Ghaziabad for Ghaziabad Unit for the supply of Reporter and Bharani Radars and Spares.

Lt Gen RK Malhotra, DG DGQA, presented another Green Channel Certificate to GL Pedro, GM (BEL-Chennai), for Chennai Unit for the supply of L-70 Gun Upgrade and BMP Mk II equipment.

BEL has received 12 green channel certificates for a total of 41 products manufactured at 10 SBUs/Units: Ghaziabad Unit and Military Radar SBU for Radars, Naval Systems I and Naval Systems II SBUs for Naval products, Military Communications SBU and Panchkula Unit for Communication equipment, Machilipatnam Unit for Opto Electronic products, Navi Mumbai Unit for spares for Mast, Pune Unit for batteries for communication equipment, and Chennai Unit for gun upgrade.

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The Ministry of Defence promulgated the Green Channel Policy for promoting ease of doing business as part of its ‘Make in India’ initiative. A mechanism has been set up to award green channel status to firms with pre-defined financial and quality credentials for broad categories of items having continuous requirement in the Defence Forces. The responsibility for inspection of goods is given to the firms, after their credentials are verified by the Green Channel Committee (GCC), comprising of various stakeholders from DGQA and the procurement ecosystem.

What is green channel status?

The green channel status is the authority given by the purchaser to the manufacturer to formally certify its products or stores on behalf of the purchaser or any other authority designated by them, after having verified the firm’s infrastructure, quality policies and practices to produce and supply goods of specified quality. The purchaser’s confidence in the firm’s quality assurance is the central tenet in awarding the green channel status.

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