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PROFILE OF THE COMPANY
 

THE BRITISH INDIA CORPORATION was registered as a Limited Company on the 24th February, 1920. It was founded by the late Sir Alexander Mac Robert. The corporation was formed with the specific object of combining and amalgamating, under one Board of Directors, the following business with effect from the Ist of January, 1920.

>>   CAWNPORE WOOLLEN MILLS CO. manufacturers of the well known "LALIMLI" brand of all-  wool, pure wool materials - Kanpur (Established in 1876).

 >>   NORTH – West Tannery Co. Ltd.,  Proprietors  of  the  largest  and  the most up-to-date Tannery in the East – Kanpur (Established in 1881).

 >>   NEW EGERTON WOOLLEN MILLS CO. Ltd.,  Sole  manufacturers  of  the  celebrated "DHARIWAL" long life wool wear – Dhariwal, Punjab. (Established in 1882).

 >>   CAWNPORE COTTON MILLS CO. Ltd.,  Sole  manufacturers  of  the  unsurpassed "KAKOMI" Cotton Yarns and Fabrics – Kanpur (Established in 1882).

 >>   Empire Engineering Co. Ltd.,  Civil,  Mechanical,  Motor  and  Constructional Engineers, Contractors and Builders – Kanpur (Established in 1894). Over the years four of the above companies have shut down their businesses and are no longer in existence. Only two of the business units are in existence and are running as on date  viz., Cawnpore  Woollen  Mills  Branch,  Kanpur,  and  New  Egerton  Woollen  Mills Branch, Dhariwal, Punjab

 >>   The  Company  changed  hands  from  British  interests  to  the  Indian business  families of  MUNDRAS and then BAJORIAS between 1955 and 1962

 >>   In  February  1963  the  management  of  BIC  got  vested  with an elected Board with the approval of Central Government as well as UTI, LIC and Banks.

 >>   In June, 1981, BIC became a Government Company through an Ordinance promulgated by the Government of India.

 >>   It is a Public Sector undertaking, under the control of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India, and is the only P.S.U. manufacturing Woollen Textiles in the country.

>>   On  the  basis of its financial position, the company was referred to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR) on 31st March,1991.

 >>   Rehabilitation Scheme of B.I.C. was  approved by BIFR in Feb. 2008. As per direction  of cabinet the M.D.R.S. was reassessed by I.F.C.I. & W.R.A. and forwarded to BRPSE for its approval.  The scheme was approved by BRPSE on 28th July, 2010.  It is expected that the cabinet approval and other formalities will  be completed shortly and  thereafter production activities shall resume in full swing.

 
 
CORPORATE SET-UP
 

THE BRITISH INDIA CORPORATION LIMITED.

(A GOVERNMENT OF INDIA COMPANY)
MINISTRY OF TEXTILES

 

BRANCHES

CAWNPORE WOOLLEN MILLS BRANCH, KANPUR

NEW EGERTON WOOLLEN MILLS BRANCH, DHARIWAL

 

Ram Singh I.P.S.

Chairman & Managing Director

 

M.K. Verma

General Manager(personnel & administration)

 

S.K. Upadhyaya

Manager (Admn. & Liason),CPIO & Public Grievances Officer

 
 

S.C. Gupta

Dy Manager (Pers.& Vig.)

 

V.K. Shukla

Dy Manager (F & A)

 

R.S. Gaur

Chief Security Officer

Address

:

 11/6, Parvati Bagla Road, Post Box No. 77
 Kanpur-208 001  (U.P.) India

Phone

:

 0512-2530196( CMD )

Phone

:

 0512-22530212, 2530213, 2530214

Fax

:

 0512-2530201

E-mail

:

 biclcorpn@gmail.com

     
 
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