Escorts Group

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Escorts Limited
Public Limited
Traded asBSE500495
IndustryEngineering Conglomerate
Founded1960; 59 years ago (1960)
FounderHar Prasad Nanda and Yudi Nanda
HeadquartersFaridabad, India
Area served
Key people
Nikhil Nanda (Chairman and Managing Director)
ProductsTractors, crop solutions, pick and carry cranes, backhoe loaders, vibratory compactors, railway brake systems, couplers
Number of employees
10,100 plus (2018)

The Escorts Group is an Indian engineering company that operates in the sectors of agri-machinery, construction and material handling equipment, and railway equipment. Headquartered in Faridabad, Haryana, the company was launched in 1944 and has marketing operations in more than 40 countries. Escorts Group’s management team includes Nikhil Nanda as the Chairman and Managing Director.[1][2][3]


  • Escorts Agri Machinery, launched in 1960. The company manufactures tractors under the brand names of Farmtrac, Powertrac and Steeltrac.[4]
  • Escorts Construction Equipment
  • Railway Equipment Division
  • Knowledge Management Centre

Company Updates[edit]


  1. ^ "How Nikhil Nanda is transforming Escorts to recapture it's lost ground".
  2. ^ "Can Nikhil Nanda turn around Escorts". Business Standard Website. 21 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Nikhil Nanda wants exports to drive growth". DNA Website. 18 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Escorts forms JV with Amul Group for Specialised Tractors". Hindu Business Line. 13 April 2015.
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