PM Inaugurates New State-of-the-art Boeing India Engineering and Technology Center Campus in Bengaluru

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“BIETC will serve as a hub for innovation and drive advancements in aviation”-Prime Minister, Narendra Modi

Jan 2024 : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated the new state-of-the-art Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center (BIETC) campus in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Built with an investment of Rs 1,600 crores, the 43-acre campus is Boeing’s largest such investment outside the USA.

The Prime Minister also launched the Boeing Sukanya Program which aims to support the entry of more girl children from across India into the country’s growing aviation sector.

The Prime Minister said that this facility, which is Boeing’s largest outside the USA, demonstrates India’s commitment to drive global tech, research & innovation, design and demand. “This strengthens the ‘Make in India-Make for the World’ resolution”, he said. “This campus reinforces the world's trust in India’s talent”, he added. He expressed the faith that one day, India will design aircraft of the future in this facility.

At the inauguration ceremony, Ms Stephanie Pope, COO, Boeing Company, lauded the Prime Minister’s focus on the growth of the aviation sector in India and his instrumental role in making the Boeing Sukanya Program a reality today. She expressed gratitude for the continued support and looked forward to working together to shape the future of aerospace. Ms Stephanie said that this new campus is a testament to Boeing’s engineering legacy and it underlines the belief in the availability, depth of talent and capability that exists in India. She elaborated on the scope of the new campus and Boeing’s plan to create an ecosystem that propels India to the forefront of the aerospace industry.