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About Us

Braithwaite was established in 1913 as the Indian Subsidiary of Braithwaite & Co. Engineers Limited (U.K.), for undertaking fabrication of Structural Steel Works. The Clive works in Calcutta commenced manufacture of wagons for Indian Railways from 1934.

In the meanwhile the Company was incorporated in erstwhile Bengal as Braithwaite & Co (India) Ltd on February 28, 1930. In the year 1960 Braithwaite's Angus Works located at Bhadreswar, Dist. Hooghly was setup for manufacture of Cranes, Foundry products, Machinery Components etc. The Project Division at Calcutta was established in 1978 to execute turnkey projects for material handling plants. In 1987 Victoria Works was taken over, which is equipped with all facilities for manufacture of Pressure Vessels, Railway Wagons and Heavy Structurals for Bridges and other engineering applications.

Braithwaite & Co Limited was registered and incorporated on 1st December 1976 as a fully owned Govt. of India Undertaking. The company today has three units - Clive Works, Victoria Works both in Calcutta and Angus Works (in Hooghly District), West Bengal. With effect from 6th August, 2010 the administrative control of the company has been taken over by the Ministry of Railways. Read More...

From The CMD's Desk

Today Braithwaite & Co. Limited (BCL), is a trusted name in the Indian Engineering Industry and it has become so by the sustained efforts of all visionary leaders of the past, in effectively organising the right combination of dedicated employees around a strong value system, continually updating the manufacturing processes, and building long term relationships with all stakeholder groups. Traditionally we had been giving equal importance to People and Planet as to Profit if not more.

The glorious history of this 110-year-old company is associated with many engineering marvels. Heavy Structural Steel Bridges made by us for many highways and rail lines of the country, as well as the Heavy-duty Braithwaite Cranes in almost all Ports, Steel Plants... Read More...




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Braithwaite & Co. Limited (BCL), a ‘Miniratna Category-I’ CPSE under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways is pleased to announce the appointment of Md. Asad Alam as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) effective from 29.02.2024.

Braithwaite & Co. Limited observed Cancer Awareness Day and organized a Cancer Awareness Program in the Company from 03/02/2024 to 05/02/2024 to raise awareness on CANCER.

On 16th March 2024, Dr. Sunil Kumar Sharma, Director (Production)- BCL, attended the '14th National Manufacturing Conclave and Manufacturing & MSME Excellence Award 2023-24' organised by The Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&i). Dr. Sharma also addressed the event on the topic “Empowering MSME- Opportunities in Indian Railways Industry." BCL's efforts towards connecting with MSMEs for ease of business and opportunities for MSMEs in Railways sector were highlighted. on 16.03.2024

Braithwaite & Co. Limited observed Women’s Day on 08th March 2024. On the day a function was organized at the Corporate Office wherein all the women employees participated. The increasing strength of women in the Company and their involvement in respective fields was highlighted. on 08.03.2024

Braithwaite & Co. Limited had received orders for manufacture of 500 BVCM type wagons (also known as Brake-Vans attached to rakes) from Ministry of Railways last month. The first BVCM wagon manufactured at Clive (Kolkata) Works of the Company was inaugurated on 04.03.2024 by Md. Asad Alam, Chairman and Managing Director & Dr. Sunil Kumar Sharma, Director (Production), Braithwaite & Company Limited. on 04.03.2024

Braithwaite & Co. Limited (BCL), a ‘Miniratna Category-I’ CPSE under the administrative control of the Ministry of Railways is pleased to announce the appointment of Shri Yatish Kumar as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) with an additional charge effective from 29.08.2023. on 29.08.2023

Today (02/02/2022) prime product of Braithwaite & Co. Ltd "Container" at Angus Works at Bhadreswar, Hooghly dispatched after Flag Off by Shri Yatish Kumar, Chairman & Managing Director. Shri Kumar also inaugurated New office of stores department. On this occasion Shri P. K. Sinha, Deputy General Manager- Angus Works and his team of executives and employees gave him a grand welcome. on 02.02.2022

Shri Yatish Kumar, Chairman and Managing Director, Braithwaite and Company Limited (BCL) along with Shri Salim G. Purushothaman, Director (Production) and team represented BCL at the meeting 'Parliamentary Committee on Public Undertaking (2021-22)'. BCL's performance was appreciated by Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar Ji, Chairperson and Member of Parliament, and other members of the committee.

Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite & Co. Ltd has been awarded 'CMD Leadership Award' at the Governance Now 8th PSU awards on 29th July 2021.

Braithwaite attains Highest Ever Turnover and Profit in FY 2020-21.

13th edition of Railways Review Journal features New Container Manufacturing venture of Braithwaite & Braithwaite & Co. Ltd as the special cover story. on 03.06.2021

Heartiest Greetings to all on the occasion of Happy Holi, the festival of colour from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite on 28.03.2021

Braithwaite and Company Limited(BCL) signs MOU with Broadcast Engineering Consultant India Limited (BECIL) for IT, ICT projects on 03.03.2021

Braithwaite & Co. Ltd. launches Online Bill Submission & Information System (OBSIS) for its Business Associates on 12/02/2021.

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD on the occasion of 72nd Republic Day on 26.01.2021

Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year 2021 from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite.

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD on the occasion of Merry Christmas

Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite inaugurates new facilities and Office in Angus Works on 24.12.2020

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD on the occasion of Diwali, the Festival of Light

Shri Kalyan Kumar Coari, CMA, joined Braithwaite as Director (Finance) on 12.11.2020


Durga Puja and Sharadiya Festival Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar CMD Braithwaite

Braithwaite & Co. Ltd. observed Swachhata Week and while remembering Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahdur Shastri and followed their ideals. on 02.10.2020

Hindi week celebration in Braithwaite concluded on 21st September 2020.

Sri Sri Viswakarma Puja Celebration at Braithwaite & Co. Ltd Clive Works, Victoria Works and Angus Works on 17.09.2020.

Coverage in Financial Express dated 15.09.2020 on Braithwaite. https://epaper.financialexpress.com/m5/2822214/Delhi/September-15-2020#page/22/1

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite on the occasion of 53rd Engineers Day on 15th September 2020.

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite on the occasion of Hindi Diwas on 14th September 2020.

Braithwaite eligible for Miniratna Category II tag after posting a net profit of Rs 19.78 crores in Financial year 2019-20.

74th Independence Day Celebration at Braithwaite

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD on World Environment Day 2020 to be celebrated on 5th June, 2020

Braithwaite & Co. Limited employees contribute to PM-CARES Fund to combat coronavirus

Strategy is the Strength of Success Mantra- Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite in Financial Express Corporate Chess Championship and Financial Express Debate at Tollygunge Club Kolkata.

Shri Prabhas Dansana, DRM, SEALDAH and Senior Officers of Sealdah Division, Eastern Railway visited Braithwaite

Braithwaite Angus Works organised a Free Health Checkup Camp at Angus Works with cooperation from M/s Suraksha Diagnostics Centre, Bhadreswar. Employees of Angus works took part in the above camp.

Holi Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD,Braithwaite

Women's Day 2020 celebrated in Braithwaite.

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite on International Women's Day on 8th March 2020.

Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite delivers thematic lecture in the celebration of 'World Engineering Day - for Sustainable Development' on 4th March 2020.

Industry academia interactive meet at Braithwaite on World Engineering Day on 4th March 2020.

Greetings from Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite on the occasion of 1st World Engineering Day on 4th March 2020.

Annual Sports 2020 of Braithwaite & Co. Ltd held on 23.02.2020

Yoga workshop organized at Braithwaite & Company Limited on 20th Feb 2020.

Braithwaite awarded “The Governance Now 7th PSU Awards” on 19.02.2020 at 'The Lalit', New Delhi.

Shri Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite receives "CEO with HR Orientation" Award from World HRD Congress in Mumbai on 15th Feb 2020.

Shri P K Mishra, GM(HR, Admin, Sec) has been conferred 'Sustainable HR leader' Award at 28th edition World HRD Congress on 16.02.2020 held at Mumbai

Mr Yatish Kumar, CMD speaks at the Seminar on Alternative Means of Clean and Green Mechanised Urban Transportation -Present Challenges and Future Horizons Organised by IE(l), West Bengal State centre

Shri Rajesh Agrawal, Member- Rolling Stock, Railway Board, Ministry of Railways visited Braithwaite & Co. Ltd on 24.01.2020.

Recognition award for Braithwaite in 2nd Rail Analysis Innovation & Excellence Summit on 22nd January 2020 in New Dellhi

Braithwaite & Co. Ltd has been awarded “CII Quality Awards 2019” on 11.01.2020

Best Wishes for Merry Christmas 2019 from Mr. Yatish Kumar, CMD, Braithwaite.

Mr Yatish Kumar attended Third Edition of Conference on Wagon Development for New Commodities organised by Ministry of Railways on 18th Dec 2019 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi

Visit of Shri Gopal Kumar , Principal Executive Director (QA)-Mech / RDSO to Braithwaite & Co. Ltd

Turnaround Story of Braithwaite published in November issue of Rail Business (www.railbizIndia.com)

Management Development Program on “Talent Management & Career Progression” for the executives of Braithwaite & Co. Ltd., was held at its Corporate Office by the School of Management Sciences, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal during 18th to 22nd November 2019

BCL has been declared a winner for Most Significant Improvement in TQM (Total Quality Management) in CII Quality Awards 2019-20 (Medium Scale Category)

Eid-e-Milad-Un-Nabi in Braithwaite & Co. Ltd on 10.11.2019

Vigilance Awareness Week 2019 observed in Braithwaite from 28th October to 2Nd Nov 2019

MOU signed between Jindal Steel and Braithwaite on 23.10.2019 in New Delhi to develop Stainless Steel infra for Railways.

Braithwaite participates in Asia's largest Railway Equipment Exhibition 'IREE 2019' from 22-24 October' 2019 in Aerocity, New Delhi

"Swachh Bharat Mission" organized at Braithwate & Company Limited on 2nd October 2019

Braithwaite completed wagon for GatX

Hindi week celebrated in Braithwaite from 09/09/2019 to 13/09/2019

Braithwaite observes Independence Day 2019

Braithwaite bags order for EUR Wagon from Railway Board

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