• ‘Governance Now’ Awards for Research & Innovation, HR Excellence and Geo-Strategic Reach.
  • Business World Digital India Award for ‘Best Initiative in Transport and Mobility’ in the Government sector for ‘SWAGAT’, the Automatic Fare Collection Gating System jointly developed by BEL & Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC).
  • Two awards at the annual Aerospace & Defence Awards organised by International Aerospace — for ‘Excellence in Exports’ and ‘Excellence in Contribution Towards Positive Social Impacts (CSR)’.
  • Indian Chamber of Commerce (ICC) PSE Excellence Awards for ‘R&D Excellence’, ‘Operational Performance Excellence’ and ‘Human Resources Management Excellence’.
  • Karnataka State Export Excellence Award for the year 2016-17.
  • Mr Gowtama M V, CMD, BEL, conferred with the award “The Great Son of the Soil” by the All India Conference of Intellectuals, Karnataka State Bar Council.
  • Jamnalal Bajaj Award for Fair Business Practices, instituted by the Council for Fair Business Practices, in the Manufacturing Enterprises – Large category.
  • Mr Gowtama M V, CMD, BEL, conferred the Distinguished Engineer Award instituted by the Engineering Council of India.
  • Six Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence for the years 2014-15 and 2015-16: 2 awards for Indigenisation; 2 awards for Design Effort; Best Performance in Export; Best Performing Division
  • Dun and Bradstreet India’s Top PSU Award 2017 in the Manufacturing: Medium and Light Engineering Sector category
  • Four PSE Excellence Awards 2016 instituted by the Indian Chamber of Commerce: first prize in Maharatna & Navaratna category for Operational Performance Excellence and second prizes in Maharatna & Navaratna category for R&D, Technology Development and Innovation; Corporate Social Responsibility & Sustainability; and Corporate Governance
  • Two Manufacturing Today Awards (2017): Mr Manoj Kumar, General Manager of BEL’s Kotdwara Unit, received runner up award in ‘Plant Head of the Year for 2017’ category; BEL’s Chennai Unit won runner-up award in ‘Excellence in Engineering Design 2017’ (Large) category
  • First prize in ‘Responsible Organisation Excellence Awards’ 2016-17 (PSU category) instituted by ASSOCHAM
  • Mr Gowtama M V, Chairman & Managing Director of BEL, was conferred ‘Amity Leadership Award for Business Excellence’ by Amity School of Engineering and Technology, Uttar Pradesh
  • 5 Governance Now Awards: for Business Diversification; Adoption of Technological Innovations; HR Excellence; Environmental Sustainability; and Research and Development