Electronics Corporation of India Limited
Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) is a Government of India Enterprise under Department of Atomic Energy (India), established in 1967 by Dr. A. S. Rao at Hyderabad, to create a strong indigenous base in electronics. ECIL is a multi-product, multi disciplinary organisation with focus on indigenous Nuclear energy, space and Defence sectors. ECIL also has a strong presence in indigenous Electronic Security, Communications, Networking and e-governance domains. ECIL has committed partnerships with nuclear energy establishments of India, particularly Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR). ECIL also actively supports other strategic sectors such as indigenous Defence (Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO)), Space (Department of Space (India))Civil Aviation, Information and Broadcasting, Telecommunications, Insurance, Banking, Police and Para-military Forces, Oil and Gas, Power, Space Education, Health, Agriculture, Steel and Coal.
ECIL is credited with producing the first indigenous digital computer's TDC 312 and TDC 316, solid state TV, control and instrumentation for nuclear power plants and first earth station antenna of India.
ECIL has won "Environment Protection Award" for the year 2012 in the category "R&D and Other Units Group".
Present product range of ECIL includes:
- Nuclear sector : Control and instrumentation products for nuclear power plants; Integrated security systems for nuclear installations; Radiation monitoring instruments; Secured network of all Department of Atomic Energy (India) units via satellite.
- Defence Sector : Various types of fuses; V/UHF Radio communication equipment; Electronics warfare systems and derivatives; Thermal batteries and special components for missile projects; Precision servo components like gyros; Missile support control and command systems; Training simulators; Stabilized antenna and tracking for Light Combat Aircraft; Detection and pre-detonation of explosive devices; Jammers with direction finding abilities.
- Commercial Sector: Electronic voting machines; Wireless local loop (WLL) systems; Antenna products; Electronic Energy Meters or Electricity Meter; X-Ray baggage inspection system for airports; Computer hardware, software and services; Computer education services.
The company has a turnover of around 14 billion (US$230 million) and overall profit of around 220 million (US$3.7 million) for the financial year 2010–11.
The company has a human resource pool of over 4000 engineers and technicians
- "ECIL Annual Report 2010-11". ECIL. Retrieved 22 June 2012.