On September 8th, 2015 Tata Power laid a foundation stone for its 450 crore defence manufacturing facility at Vemagal (District Kolar), Karnataka.
Chief Minister of Karnataka, Siddaramaiah laid the foundation stone
At its new 50-acre Vemagal facility it is planning to create a state-of-the-art integrated digital design to manufacturing facility for large systems engineering and integration
This will be the largest strategic electronics manufacturing unit approved under the MSIPS program of DeitY, Government of India
The facility will have ferrous/ non-ferrous structure manufacturing, precision engineering and machining capabilities, system/ shelter integration bays and specialised manufacturing/ test facilities for electronic warfare systems, inertial navigation systems and RF Systems among others and additionally will also cater to optronics and night vision equipment including tube and detectors manufacturing
Tata Power SED has a dedicated R&D set up at Mumbai and a 10.5 acres Defence Manufacturing facility at Electronics City, Bengaluru, since 1986.