Hindustan Cables Limited
(Ministry of Defence, Department of Heavy Industry)
9, Elgin Road, Kolkata-700020
Ph.: 22479101/ 1808, 22407879
Website : www.hindcables.com
Hindustan Cables Limited (HCL), a Government of India
Undertaking, under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and
Public Enterprises is a pioneer in the field of telecom
cables in India. The Company was set up at Rupnarainpur,
West Bengal in 1952 to make the country self reliant in
the manufacture and supply of various types of telecom
cables. Over the years the Company with an investment of
about Rs. 576 crores*, has grown from a single unit, single
product organisation to multi-unit, multi-product entity
with units located at Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh, Naini
Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh and Rupnarainpur in West Bengal.
The Company took over management of Machine Tool Works,
Narendrapur in Calcutta from Cycle Corporation of India
in 1984. The Company has a manpower of 3197 as on 01.11.2004.
The Company's main products are Jelly filled and Fibre
optic cables. It has one of the largest capacities of 120
Lac* conductor kilometers (LCKM) of Jelly filled cables.
Manufacturing capacity for fibre optic cables is 40,000
fibre kilometers (FKM) per annum.
The company has set up manufacturing of producing 2.5 million
sets of telephone cords and computer cords at Rupnarainpur,
The Company's Turnkey Project Division (TKP) is engaged
in executing external plant network for DOT/MTNL. The main
object of TKP Division involves designing network systems,
connecting cable network through exchanges and interfacing
with major Trunk routes, Satellites, Microwaves and other
Telecommunication Channels. TKP Division has become one
of the largest executor of External Telecom Plant Network
in the country.
The three major production units of Hindustan Cables Limited
at Rupnarainpur, Hyderabad, Naini Allahabad and the Turnkey
Project Division have been awarded ISO 9001 :2000 Certification.