• BEL has been selected for the Raksha Mantri’s Awards for Excellence for the years 2012-13 and 2013-14 in various categories. For the year 2012-13, BEL has won Raksha Mantri Awards in the categories of ‘Best Performing Division of DPSUs’ (Sonar & Communication Systems/Naval Systems); ‘Indigenisation’ (for the design and development of retrofit security solution for Shakti and indigenisation of AK630 Gun Drive); and ‘Design Effort’ (for L70 Gun upgradation and systems of IACCS networks). For the year 2013-14, BEL has won the Raksha Mantri’s Institutional Awards for ‘Excellence in Performance’ and ‘Best Performance in Exports’; ‘Indigenisation Award’ (for configuring, developing and engineering weapon control modules and Bharani Radar); and ‘Design Effort’ (Gun mount for Electro Optical Fire Control System).
  • Dun & Bradstreet ‘India’s Top PSUs Award 2015’, for the top Indian company in the Electrical & Electronic Equipment sector, on July 23, 2015.
  • ELCINA-EFY Awards for Quality (1st prize in Large Scale category) and Exports (2nd prize in Large Scale category) on September 9, 2015.
  • Mentor Graphics Silicon India Leadership Award 2015 for the ‘Best VLSI/Embedded Design in Government sector, on November 6, 2015.
  • Distinguished Fellowship’ certificate of the Institute of Directors (IOD) for Mr M L Shanmukh, Director (HR), for the year 2015-16, on August 10, 2015.
  • ‘Vigilance Excellence Award 2015’ instituted by the Vigilance Study Circle, Hyderabad, for Mr S Shiva Kumar, Chief Vigilance Officer.
  • The ‘Rajbhasha Kirti’ national award (second prize) for ‘Surabhi’, the Hindi house magazine brought out by BEL-Bengaluru, on September 14, 2015.
  • Dainik Bhaskar India Pride Award on April 5, 2016.