Oct. 31, 2018

Ministry of Defence has awarded contract for design, construction and supply of four Survey Vessels for Indian Navy to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited.


  • Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE), is one of India's leading shipyards. It builds and repairs commercial and naval vessels.

  • Location: It is located in Kolkata, West Bengal on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River.

  • Establishment: It was Founded in 1884 as a small privately owned company. The company was nationalised by the Government of India in 1960.

  • Status:
    • It is a government of India Undertaking under Ministry of Defence.

    • It was awarded the Miniratna status, with accompanying financial and operational autonomy in

  • Key highlights:
    • It built India’s first indigenous warship–the INS Ajay, in the year 1961.

    • It is first Indian shipyard to build 100 warships.

Source : PIB