Process and Suppliers

Processes and Suppliers

OEPL employes a ‘best of breed’ approach to its operations. This means that we source our materials and components from top class suppliers that are able to meet our in-house quality control standards. Our suppliers are primarily Indian and German.

Not only has our team of engineers set rigorous quality control standards to ensure a reliable and effective final product, their expertise has resulted in developing our own in-house software for the optimal design of critical components like gears, springs, axles, and bearings. Industry standard programs in design and modeling compliment our internally developed programs, maximizing our ability to deliver customized solutions.

Quality Policy

Quality Policy

OEPL is committed to achieving its mission and meeting its customers needs across the globe. From rail-based equipment to customized special purpose machinery, we strive to meet all national and international standards through our ISO 9001-ceritified processes and operations.

OEPL has been ISO 9001 certified since 2006. This certification is a testament to our enduring commitment to the principles required to operate at the highest levels of quality management system. These principles, as outlined by ISO are:

  1. A strong customer focus
  2. The motivation and implication of top management
  3. The process approach and continual improvement

By operating at such a level, we are able to provide customers with tailored solutions efficiently and effectively.

With first generation Technocrats as its promoters OEPL was incorporated in 1987. Registered as a Small Scale Industry with the Department of Industries - Govt. of AP and National Small Industries Corporation - Govt. of India, OEPL has grown from strength to strength to become reputed and reliable manufacturers of railway product.  
Ovis Equipments Private Limited (OEPL) was founded in 1987 by a team of technocrats in Cherlapally, an industrial suburb of Hyderabad, India.More


We offer shunting locomotives, battery locomotives, transfer cars, special purpose wagons, traversors, track inspection cars, amusement park trains, rail buses, and custom built equipment.More

Through our commitment to innovation and excellence, our accomplishments have proven meaningful and vital to our success in meeting customers’ needs.More





  • Only private sector rail based equipment manufacturer to be accredited with ISO 9001:2008 certification 
  • First in India to manufacture closed loop twin power pack (2X335hp) 90 tonne hydrostatic locomotive
  • First in India to manufacture diesel hydraulic air-conditioned rail bus in the private sector
  • First in India to export MG track maintenance vehicle 
  • First in India to export track panel (18m long) laying equipment. 
  • First in India to manufacture hydraulic locomotive for in-motion wagon loading
  • First in India to manufacture 350 tonne turntable
  • BG track maintenance vehicle with RDSO approval 
  • Battery locomotive with MOSFET based motor controller 
  • 40 tonne capacity rail borne transfer car with diesel hydrostatic drive 
  • 350 tonne capacity diesel powered rail borne transfer wagon

Management Team

Management Team

The founders of OEPL all remain with the company and, along with other key contributors, make up our executive management team. This team ensures the successful long-term management of OEPL through a collaborative process while also maintaining expertise in key operational areas.

As the Managing Director, Mr. UJ Dhanapaul oversees all company functions and works closely with each executive and many staff members.

Mr. R Muralidharan serves in a leading consulting role in product design, design coordination, warranty support, and spares and service.

As Director, Mr. D ArunPrakash oversees operations and is responsible for new product development,with a focus on product design.

The General Manager: Finance is Mr. K Suresh Chary, who handles the finance and accounting of OEPL and its liaisons with the government.

Mr. MSR Chari is the General Manager: Commercial and is charge of customer relations, 
marketing, and business development.

Working with the General Manager: Commercial is Mr. KK Mahadevan, the Deputy General Manager: Customer Support.

Mr. K JayaKKumar is the General Manager: Works and is responsible for production quality control, working with its team of engineers.