In India alone, there are four companies in Punjab and Mumbai that manufacture bullet proof vehicles. These very large scale industries have been seen in Jalandhar and Mohali in Punjab. The company was established in Jalandhar for the first time in North India.
Which makes government and private vehicles bullet proof. The company was opened in 2006 in Mohali. Bullet proof vehicles are manufactured at Tata Motors plant in Mumbai. There is another company in Mumbai which makes bullet proof vehicles.
It costs around Rs 50 lakh to make a bullet proof vehicle.
Bullets are often heavily used by the military, government officials, and the private sector. The most notable ones are the Fortuner, Audi, Scorpio, Bolero, Mercedes and Tata Safari.
The weight of the glass window of a bullet vehicle alone is 500 kg. And the weight of the doors is up to 1000 kg, due to which the weight of the vehicle increases significantly.
To run a bullet vehicle, one has to first apply to the Chief DC or MDC of the district. Or you may have to apply in writing to the Commissioner of Police, after which a notice is sent to the Home Department. If the application is approved, the company will make a bullet cart.