Tuesday, October 01, 2013: Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Hyderabad, under the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) has achieved a turnover of Rs. 17,290 million, which is a record figure in itself. This turnover is for the financial year 2012-13 which accounts the earnings before interest, taxes depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounting to Rs 1030 million.
ECIL continued to contribute to the strategic sectors of the country including Atomic Energy, Defence, Space and Homeland Security in the mentioned year. Major supplies from the company were Control & Instrumentation Systems for Nuclear Power Plants, Radiation Detection Equipment for Seaports, Command Control Systems for Akash and BrahMos Missile Programs, Communication Radios, Jammers and installation of integrated Video Surveillance Systems in the major markets in the national capital, New Delhi. ECIL was also a part of the National Population Register (NPR) and the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) projects during the year 2012-13.
The company also contributed in installation of Control and Instrumentation equipment at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KKNPP) and Prototype Fast Breeder Reactor (PFBR) at Kalpakkam; supply, installation & commissioning of a Ground Station for Earth Observation Satellite at Antarctica, Integrated Security Systems for the Indian Chancery at Kabul and supply of two lakh artillery Fuzes to the Indian Army. ECIL won the coveted Gold Trophy for R&D, Technology Development and Innovation for the year 2011-12 awarded by the Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) in April, 2013. It is currently working on some new technologies with country’s major research and development laboratories to develop new products, which will become the mainstay for the company, said a TOI report.