Electronics Corporation of India Limited

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Electronics Corporation of India Limited was set up in 1967 with the aim to form a strong epidemic foundation for electronics. It belongs to the Department of Atomic Energy under Government of India. ECIL is a multi-disciplinary company which broadly deals with nuclear energy, space, and defense.

The services of Electronics Corporation of India also include communications, electronic security, networking and e-governance sectors. ECIL has invested into various collaboration projects with the nuclear plants in India and exclusively with the Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL). There are other domains as well apart from nuclear plants that are being actively corroborated by Electronics Corporation of India Limited. These domains include space (Department of Space, India), defense (Defense Research and Development Organization), information and broadcasting, banking, insurance, civil aviation, telecommunications, space education, oil and gas, agriculture, power, steel and coal, health, police, and para-military forces.

Electronics Corporation of India Limited has manufactured the first digital computer and also the first earth station antenna in India. ECIL is also known for producing Solid State TV and also the Control and Instrumentation for the Nuclear Power Plants. At present, Electronics Corporation of India deals with 3 broad sectors in India namely the commercial sector, the defense sector, and the nuclear sector. The recent turn over calculated for ECIL is USD 180 million (` 800 crore). Electronics Corporation of India Limited also contributed in the computer and information technology sectors by inducing well-trained, efficient and highly-skilled workforce for a better development in the domain.

Some of the major objectives of ECIL are been listed below:
  • Introducing technologically advanced products such as Container Scanning Systems and Explosive Detectors.

  • Reconstructing the company to make it competitive in both the domestic and global markets in terms of quality, cost, and delivery of products.

  • Making its product range easily susceptible to the country's requirements.

  • Introducing more advanced technology, succession planning, and sharpening the skills required for the benefits of the company.

  • Exploring new avenues in all the activities carried out by the company.

  • Improving the company's stakeholder rates.

The wide range of products manufactured by ECIL based on the three broad divisions are as follows:
  • Nuclear Division: Control and Instrumentation products, Incorporated Security Systems, and Radiation Monitoring Instruments.

  • Commercial Division: Electronics Voting Machines, Wireless in Local Loops (WLL) designed for the Telecom unit, Antenna for the information and broadcasting sector, X-Ray Baggage Inspection products for airport checking system, Software and Hardware products, and Customs and VVIP facilities.

  • Defense Division: Electronics Warfare Systems, V/UHF Radio Communication Devices, Thermal Batteries and Special components, Long-lasting Antenna & Tracking for Light Combat Aircraft Detection, Pre-detonation of Explosive instruments, Precision Servo components like gyros, Missile Support control & Command Systems Training Machines
Electronics Corporation of India Limited has been playing a very crucial role in prodding the electronics industry in India. By manufacturing the best possible electronics devices that serve a range of purposes, ECIL has reached a very commendable position in India and also has also acquired the same in the global markets by exporting its product range.