Tech Mahindra has announced that it has inked a contract of Rs 4,000 million for enterprise resource planning (ERP)  implementation ‘Project Parivartan’ by Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), a premier, Navaratna aerospace company under the Ministry of Defence, Government of India, with proven capabilities in R&D, Manufacturing and Maintenance of fighters, trainers, transport aircraft, helicopters, their engines and associated systems. Tech Mahindra will be responsible for the transformation and modernisation of the ERP system as an implementation and support partner enabling HAL to streamline and standardise its business processes across the organisation.

‘Project Parivartan’ is a comprehensive business integration exercise driven to achieve a centralised ERP for HAL. This exercise will enable HAL to adopt some best practices being followed in the similar industries globally. Selected as a system integrator, Tech Mahindra will implement Project Parivartan over a period of nine years by ensuring smooth transition to a centralised version of ERP. Tech Mahindra will transform the distributed application to a centralised application, for all the HAL’s 22 divisions based on a business transformation engineering process, which includes implementation of SRM (supplier relationship management), CRM (customer relationship management)

Commenting on the development, Sujit Baksi, President Corporate Affairs and Business Head Emerging Markets, Tech Mahindra, said, “Tech Mahindra’s selection by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd extends our vision of supporting government’s ‘Atmanirbhar’ (self-reliant) initiative to enhance our indigenous capabilities. This project will transform HAL’s ERP system, serving the Armed Forces in an efficient and effective manner. This is in line with our TechMNxt charter that focuses on leveraging new generation technologies with original equipment manufacturers and aims to deliver an enhanced experience to our customers.”

Tech Mahindra is committed towards enabling the Defence PSU (public sector undertaking) in rendering their unique services and enhancing the capabilities of Defence Forces. The key objective of Project Parivartan is to achieve standardisation, rationalisation and integration of business processes and systems across HAL to deliver business value, through consolidation of data and rationalisation of processes to achieve operational excellence.

Meanwhile, R Madhavan, CMD, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited, said, “In order to meet the challenges of evolving business scenarios and to ensure sustaining competitiveness and customer focus, HAL has initiated ‘Project Parivartan’. As a leading digital transformation company, Tech Mahindra will implement the ERP systems and help HAL to meet the dynamic needs of this hyper-digitalised world. This will further enhance features supporting MRO in Aerospace and Defence systems will facilitate HAL in improving & bringing in centralised functioning.”

In line with the Motto of “Mahindra Rise”, Tech Mahindra Limited has embarked on the journey of digital transformation of the Defence PSU HAL using one of best global MRO ERP solutions. The contract is in line with Tech Mahindra’s TechMNxt charter, focussed on leveraging cutting-edge technologies deliver enhanced experience to our customers