Jupiter Wagons secures Rs 473cr contract from Indian Ministry of Defence


Jupiter Wagons, a leading provider of comprehensive mobility solutions, has recently announced a landmark contract valued at INR 473 Crores with the Ministry of Defence for the manufacturing and supply of 697 Boggie Open Military (BOM) Wagons. This significant contract is a testament to Jupiter Wagons’ dedication to India’s vision of an Atmanirbhar Bharat and represents a substantial step in bolstering indigenous production in the defence sector.

Jupiter Wagons, known for its diverse offerings in rail, road, and marine transportation, has demonstrated its capability to meet the stringent demands of the Ministry of Defence. The BOM wagons are crucial for the mobilization of Indian Army units, playing a pivotal role in transporting various military assets to operational areas. These wagons are vital for the swift induction of units and equipment, facilitating movement for military exercises and station transfers.

Jupiter Wagons Ltd. Announces Significant Contract with Ministry of Defence

Jupiter Wagons Ltd. Announces Significant Contract with Ministry of Defence

Vivek Lohia, Managing Director of Jupiter Wagons, expressed his enthusiasm for this milestone, stating, “In the pursuit of a self-reliant India, Jupiter Wagons Limited proudly steers forward, contributing significantly to Atmanirbhar Bharat through our recent contract for 697 Boggie Open Military Wagons.”

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The contract not only highlights Jupiter Wagons Limited’s expertise in the field but also signifies a major step towards a self-sufficient and resilient India in defence manufacturing. The company’s commitment to the Government of India’s Make in India initiatives is further reinforced by this collaboration.

Jupiter Wagons Limited has a broad portfolio including Freight Wagons, Locomotives, Passenger Coaches, Braking Systems, Metro Coach, Commercial Vehicles, ISO Marine Containers, and more. With manufacturing facilities in Kolkata, Jamshedpur, Indore, and Jabalpur, and a fully integrated foundry operation, the company is well-positioned to support India’s growing defence and transportation needs.

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This contract marks a significant achievement for Jupiter Wagons, positioning them as a key player in the Indian defence manufacturing ecosystem and supporting the nation’s journey towards a self-reliant future in this critical sector.

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