HAL records highest ever turnover in 2017-18: CMD Madhavan
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HAL records highest ever turnover in 2017-18: CMD Madhavan

Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) R Madhavan said HAL recorded the highest ever turnover of Rs 18,28,386 lakhs in 2017-18 financial year.

india Updated: Sep 29, 2018 14:08 IST
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A Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 aircraft developed by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited takes part in a test flight in Bengaluru on June 17, 2016.(AFP File Photo)

Despite challenges, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has achieved significant growth in revenue and profits, a top company official said Saturday.

“We have recorded the highest ever turnover of Rs 18,28,386 lakhs in 2017-18 financial year compared to previous year’s turnover of Rs 17,60,379 lakhs,” Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) R Madhavan said in a statement in Bengaluru.

HAL had on Friday, held its 55th Annual General Body Meeting of Shareholders, first after its listing.

Profit Before Tax for the year was Rs 3,32,284 lakhs as against Rs 3,58,258 lakhs in previous year, Madhavan said adding the Profit After Tax (PAT) for the year was Rs 2,07,041 lakhs.

HAL produced 40 aircraft and helicopters covering Su-30 MKI, LCA Tejas & Dornier Do-228 in fixed wing and ALH Dhruv and Cheetal Helicopters in rotary wing, Madhavan noted.

In addition, HAL produced 105 new engines, overhauled 220 aircraft, helicopters and 550 engines, he said.

Also, as many as 146 new aero-structures for space programs were produced during the period, he added.

First Published: Sep 29, 2018 13:59 IST