India Post is today issuing a commemorative postage stamp on BHEL. Embarking upon the 50th Golden Year of its journey of engineering excellence, BHEL is an integrated power plant equipment manufacturer and one of the largest engineering and manufacturing company of its kind in India engaged in the design, engineering, manufacture, construction, testing, commissioning and servicing of a wide range of products and services for the core sectors of the economy, viz. Power, Transmission, Industry, Transportation (Railway), Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas and Defence with over 180 products offerings to meet the needs of these sectors. Establishment of BHEL in 1964 was a breakthrough for upsurge in India’s Heavy Electrical Equipment industry. Consistent performance in a highly competitive environment enabled BHEL attain the coveted ‘Maharatna’ status in 2013.