04 July 2016 Current Affairs: BEML Human Resources Director D K Hota has assumed charge as the company's new Chairman and Managing Director.
Before joining BEML, Hota had served in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) for 30 years; his last designation being Head, Natural Gas Division. He is an alumnus of St. Stephens, New Delhi graduating in Economic (Honours) and holds an MBA degree in Human Resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
After assuming charge, Hota said that Make in India campaign for BEML to grow and reach greater heights.
BEML is a listed defence PSU with four major manufacturing complexes in the South.
Bharat Earth Movers Limited : Bharat Earth Movers Limited now known as BEML , is an Indian Public Sector Undertaking, with headquarters in Bengaluru. It manufactures a variety of heavy equipment, such as that used for earth moving, transport and mining.