Amit Banerjee took over as Chairman and Managing Director of BEML Ltd, a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, on Friday.
Banerjee is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
He joined as Assistant Engineer and has a vast experience of over 37 years in R&D and manufacturing functions, Bengaluru-headquartered BEML said in a statement.
“He has worked for indigenous development of Metro Cars for Delhi, Jaipur, Kolkata, Bangalore & Mumbai, Stainless-Steel EMU & Intermediate Metro Cars, Catenary Maintenance Vehicle and PMS Bridge for Indian Army among others”, the statement said.
Prior to assuming the charge as CMD, Amit was Director (Rail & Metro) BEML.
After formally taking charge, Banerjee said, “It’s a great honour to lead BEML at this juncture. With BEML Team we will achieve our goal towards self-reliance and take BEML to greater heights”.