HAL to modernize its business processes

Tech Mahindra to do $ 5.3 million ERP

IDD Bureau

Indian public sector giant, the  Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has entered into collaboration with technology company ‘Tech Mahindra (TM)’ for a  Rs 400 crore ( $5.3 Million) contract to implement Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).

The ERP is part of HAL’s effort to bring out latest technology, processes and practices in its manufacturing   chain.

The HAL makes the Tejas fighter jet plane which uses engines by General Electric (GE). It also makes the Advanced light helicopter which uses an engine made by French major Safran. Besides this the HAL has a partnership with Boeing and Mahindra for making the Boeing F/A-18E fighter jet.

The long list of joint ventures includes one with Russian Helicopters to make the Kamov 226T Read the full list of HAL Joint ventures. read it here.

HAL’s bid to have a fresh ERP is called the ‘Project Parivartan’ ( Project Change) is a comprehensive business transformation exercise through technology enhancement.

“HAL will adopt some of the best practices followed in some of the similar industries globally,

R Madhavan, CMD, HAL

This project will transform HAL’s ERP system, serving the Armed Forces in an efficient and effective manner. This is in line with Tech Mahindra ‘TechMNxt’ charter that focuses on leveraging new generation technologies with original equipment manufacturers and aims to deliver an enhanced experience to our customers.


“Tech Mahindra’s selection by HAL extends vision of supporting government’s ‘Atmanirbhar’ (self-reliant) initiative to enhance our indigenous capabilities”.

Sujit Baksi, President Corporate Affairs and Business Head Emerging Markets, Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra will be responsible for the transformation and modernisation of the ERP System as an implementation and support partner enabling HAL to streamline and standardize its business processes across the organization. As a system integrator, Tech Mahindra will implement ‘Project Parivartan’ over a period of nine years.

It will transform the distributed application to a centralized application, for all the 20 divisions and R&D Centers of HAL based on a business transformation engineering process. This includes centralized ERP Turnkey Solution to meet HAL’s business requirements.

The contract was signed by  Dibyendu Maiti, Executive Director (Corporate Planning), HAL and  Prashanth S, Group Competency Head, Tech Mahindra in the presence of R Madhavan, CMD, HAL

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