We as a responsible corporate citizen are committed to take up different developmental projects, as part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) initiative towards improving the quality of lives of the underprivileged sections of the society and other stakeholders, primarily around our factories. Our CSR strategies are aligned to national priorities to meet the basic needs of the local community.

Our CSR policy defines the frame work for implementing CSR activities in compliance with Section 135 of the Companies Act, 2013 and rules framed thereunder.

We are working towards improvement in quality of life of the marginalized segment through various initiatives like skill development initiatives in alignment with ‘Skill India Mission’, construction of toilets and training to school children under ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, empowering differently abled persons, heath related initiatives as also infrastructure and capacity building in local Anganwadis.

We have undertaken the following CSR projects in Fiscal 2018 towards fulfillment of national priority initiatives:

  1. Skill India Projects:
    1. GRSE has engaged approx. 400 apprentices for imparting skill development training, which is more than 10% of the company’s manpower strength.
    2. GRSE also supported ITI Tollygunge and Women ITI, Kolkata to upgrade their training facilities. Various activities like conducting industrial visits, awards to meritorious students, pre-placement and career guidance training, advanced training of trainers and sponsorship for participation in work-skills competition were conducted for the supported ITIs.
    3. GRSE has partnered with Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, since 2010-11 to provide comprehensive educational and rehabilitation services for children with cerebral palsy. A total of 43 children with severe multiple impairments are being annually supported by this project for the last eight (8) years.

  2. Swachh Bharat Mission
    1. GRSE has introduced multiple interventions under the broader ambit of Swachh Vidyalaya Abhiyan in different schools. GRSE has constructed a total of 65 toilets during the year in 10 local Govt. schools located in Metiabruz and Maheshtala areas.
    2. Maintenance of toilets is a new initiative of GRSE which has been highly appreciated by the students and school authorities. Sulabh international Social Service Organisation has been engaged to implement the project in 08 schools where GRSE has constructed toilets in last few years.
    3. Incinerators were installed to improve menstrual health of the adolescent girl students and overall hygiene of 04 local girls’ schools.
    4. Infrastructure development such as installation of water purifiers, child-friendly toilets, utensils, medicines etc. was facilitated in 04 new Anganwadi Centres. Capacity building training was provided to their workers and helpers.
    5. Intensive training was given for one year to 5000 school children on Water, sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) practices to inculcate long term behavioural change and equip these children to be the change agents in the society.
    6. GRSE has contributed ₹6 million towards Swachh Bharat Kosh and ₹0.4 million towards Clean Ganga Fund in compliance with MoD directives.
    7. GRSE also provided 76 numbers of green and blue coloured garbage bins to these schools to facilitate segregation of waste. This project has positive ramification for the overall sanitation conditions of the schools.
    8. The completed projects / activities of FY 2016-17 were evaluated by National CSR Hub- TISS, in order to measure the degree of success or failure of the projects.

  3. Other Projects
    1. GSRE partnered with Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO) for the provisioning and distribution of the aids/ assistive devices for differently abled persons at Ranchi, Jharkhand. The project was aimed at providing a wide range of aids and assistive devices which include wheelchairs, tricycles, axilla crutches for people with motor disabilities, hearing aids and MSIED kits and smart canes and braille kits for visually challenged people. A total of 249 differently abled persons from marginalized section of society were provided aids / appliances to improve their quality of life.
    2. Monthly health check-up camps / clinics are held in our 61 Park Unit on the last Saturday of every month in which on average, 250-300 patients are examined and provided medicines.
    3. Blood donation camp was conducted in which employees donated blood for patients suffering from Thalassaemia, Haemophilia or the victims of road accident.

In Fiscal 2018, we incurred an expense of ₹26.68 million for the aforesaid initiatives.


Swachhata Pledge and Health Checkup of Contractual Workers at GRSE on 01 Dec 20



Inauguration of Free Health Check- up for Contractors’ Workmen on 18 Nov 20
GRSE's relief to local needy persons of Metiabruz, Kolkata on 30 Apr 20
Further to the initiative of distribution done previously, GRSE on 13 Apr 20 distributed masks to Borough XV towards prevention of Covid 19
GRSE contributed to PM Fund Cares & handed over masks & Lifebuoy soaps to the Chairman, Borough XV, for distribution among the underprivileged population of Metiabruz on 04 Apr 20




Blood Donation Camp held at GRSE on 26 Feb 20
GRSE Received World CSR Day Congress Awards for “Best Corporate Social Responsibility Practices” on 18 Feb 20 and Business Leader of the Year Awards for “Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year” on 16 Feb 20
GRSE celebrated Family Day “AHOBAN” on 02 Feb 20
GRSE,  as a part of upcoming Family Day, ‘AHOBAN’, organized an extempore competition on 18 Jan 2020 for its employees.

Rear Admiral VK Saxena, IN (Retd), GRSE inaugurates Annual Medical Check-Up on 17 Jan 20

GRSE celebrated Family Day “AHOBAN” on 11 Jan 20
GRSE Observes “Swachhta Pakhwada” and creates Cleanliness Awareness from 01-15 Dec 19

GRSE CSR initiative in association with Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math on 03 Dec 19

Swachhta Sarthi Bike Rally & Swachhta Hi Seva  campaign at GRSE on 02 Oct 19
MoU with Ramakrishna Mission, Belur Math on 27 Aug 19




GRSE's CSR Initiative with IICP-Handing Over of Ceremonial Cheque on 07 Aug 19




GRSE observes "World Environment Day"





CSR Skill Development Event on 28 Mar 19

A Skill development programme as a part of CSR initiatives was organized on 28 Mar 19 at GRSE Main Unit Auditorium. Apprentices and ITI students attended the career counselling session followed by award ceremony. 27 Trade Apprentices, 07 Mentors of Apprentices and 59 students of ITI Tollygunge, Women ITI and ITI Balurghat were felicitated in the award function.
Inauguration of  Toilets at Howrah Homes Institutions and Garden Reach Nut Behari Das Girls’ High School on 19 Mar 19
Industrial Visit for ITI Balurghat (EM trade) students.
Industrial Visit for Women ITI Kolkata students at GRSE on 12 Mar 19




Oral Cancer Awareness and Detection Camp organized by GRSE on 13 Mar 19, as part of CSR Initiative





Two day Breast Cancer Awareness & Detection Camp organised by GRSE, as a CSR Initiative, commenced on 07 and 08 Mar 19 



GRSE Swachhta Sarthi Bike Rally by Employees brings Swachhta Pakhwada 2018 to a Grand Close


Celebration of Swachhta Pakhwada 2018 from 01 -15 Dec 18. On 01 Dec 18, two events were observed including Oath Taking Ceremony across all Units and Swachhta Shramdann outside the shipyard's Main Unit
GRSE observes “SWACHHTA HI SEVA” on 02 Oct 18
“Swachhta Jagrukta Rally” on 01 Oct 18

GRSE observes “SWACHHTA HI SEVA” on 01 Oct 18



Swachhta Pakhwada Observed with Tree Plantation & Painting Competition in Local School on 31 Aug 18
Shri A.K.Nanda, Director(Personnel), GRSE, Kolkata, inaugurated toilets in two local schools on 11 Apr 18






CSR Skill Development Function at Women ITI,Kolkata on 28 Mar 18
CSR Skill Development Program-Felicitation of Meritorious Students of ITI Tollygunge on 16 Mar 18
GRSE Received the Economic Times Bengal Corporate Awards 2018 for CSR on 16 Mar 18


Assistive Aids for Differently abled persons of Ranchi, Jharkhand on 27 Jan 18
GRSE had signed a MOU with ALIMCO on 27 Oct 2017 for distributing assistive aids to approx 250 differently abled persons of Ranchi, hailing from marginalized section of society for project cost of Rs. 20 lakhs. Total 249 beneficiaries (160 male and 89 females) were provided aids/appliances such as tricycles, wheel chairs, crutches, hearing aids, smart canes etc. Shri A.K. Nanda Director (Personnel) GRSE, Sri D. Vijayam, Chief General Manager (Engg & DEP.), GRSE with their good ladies and Shri A.K. Mahapatro, General Manager (HR&A) GRSE in presence of other officials of GRSE and ALIMCO distributed assistive aids/appliances to differently abled persons on 27 Jan 18.


Inauguration of Toilets at Rabindra Balika Vidyaypith, Rabindra Nagar, Bartala
Swachh Bharat : Swachh Vidyalaya is the national campaign of Govt. of India to create sufficient numbers of functional toilets in every school. GRSE Ltd. is playing a key role in this respect in Metiabruz, Kidderpore and Mahestala areas of Kolkata by constructing toilets in local Govt. schools with special emphasis on construction of girls’ toilets. Rear Admiral V.K. Saxena, IN(Retd.) C&MD, GRSE Ltd. inaugurated 13 toilets in Rabindra Balika Vidyapith on 20 Jan 18.







GRSE's Blood Donation Camp on 10 Jan 18


Swachhta Pakhwada from 01 to 15 Dec 17

MoU with ALIMCO on 27 Oct 17, for distributing aids & appliances to differently abled children

Presentation of Cheque to Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, on 04 Sep 17





Inauguration of facilities provided at Women ITI, Gariahat (Kolkata)
GRSE has signed a MoU with Women ITI, Gariahat, Kolkata on 06 Jan 17 for improving employability and entrepreneurship opportunities for women.
GRSE is facilitating upgradation of infrastructure and providing machine, equipment, teaching aids for COPA and Electronic Mechanic trades as a part of its CSR initiative towards skill development through adoption of Women ITI, Kolkata.

Inauguration of 07 toilets at Kankhuly Girls’ High School under Swachh Bharat and Swachh Vidhyalaya Mission
GRSE is actively engaged in implementing Swachh Bharat and Swachh Vidhyalaya Mission by constructing toilets in Govt. schools located in Metiabruz , Maheshtala and Kidderpore areas. During 2016-17, 39 toilets have been constructed in 5 schools. RAdm V.K. Saxena, CMD, GRSE inaugurated 07 toilets at Kankhuly Girls’ High School in Maheshtala on 25 Mar 17.

Inauguration of cancer detection equipment at Tata Medical Centre, Rajarhat, Kolkata
GRSE for last 02 years is engaged in facilitating/ providing cancer detection equipment as a CSR initiative. During FY 2016-17, financial support is extended to Tata Medical Centre for procuring 03 cancer diagnosis and treatment equipment for providing subsidized treatment to financially weak patients.
Director (Personnel), GRSE Ltd, inaugurated 03 cancer diagnosis and treatment equipments at Tata Medical Centre on 24 Mar 17.

Distribution of aids and appliances to differently abled persons in association with Artificial Limb Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO)
GRSE has signed a MOU with ALIMCO for distributing assistive aids to approx 1000 differently abled persons from marginalized section of society. The approximate cost of the project is Rs. 66 lakhs. Total 912 beneficiaries have been identified for providing aids/appliances such as tricycle, wheel chair, crutches, hearing aids, smart cane etc. Shri A.K. Nanda Director (Personnel) GRSE, Shri A.K. Mahapatro, General Manager (HR&A) GRSE and Shri M.S. Ray, General Manager (F&PA) ALIMCO and other officials of GRSE and ALIMCO distributed assistive aids/appliances to differently abled persons on 21 Mar 17.

Cataract surgery for the poor and needy people of Metiabruz, Kolkata.
GRSE undertook cataract surgery for poor and needy people of Metiabruz area as a part of CSR initiative since 2011 – 12. During 2016-17 , a total of 500 surgeries has been conducted.
Rear Admiral V.K. Saxena, IN (Retd.), C&MD, GRSE Ltd. is seen distributing spectacles and interacting with the beneficiaries on 18 Mar 17

GRSE facilitates cataract surgery for poor and needy people of Metiabruz area as a part of CSR initiative since FY 2011 – 12. During 2016-17, a total of 500 surgeries will be conducted.
CMD (GRSE) is seen distributing spectacles and interacting with the beneficiaries on 26 Dec 16.

Anganwadi Adoption Programme 2016

Adoption of classes of Indian Institute of cerebral palsy 2016

“GRSE has signed a MoU with ALIMCO, on 29 Sep. 2016 for distributing aids to approx 1000 differently abled persons from marginalized section of society, hailing from Metiabruz and Kidderpore area under the CSR initiative of GRSE. The approximate project cost is Rs. 66 lakh.

The MoU was signed by Sri A.K. Mahapatro, GM (HR), GRSE and Sri P.K. Dube, GM (Marketing), ALIMCO. Also present on this occasion, were Sri Arup Ratan Pal, Chief General Manager (HR&ERP), GRSE, Sri S. Choudhury, AGM (HR&IR), GRSE, Smt. Lipi Das, DGM(HR)/ER&CSR, GRSE and Sri S.K. Mahanta, Manager, ALIMCO.

This project is aimed to improve of quality of life and employment opportunities for Persons with Disabilities”.


GRSE supports Saroj Gupta Cancer Center & Research Institute for installing two vital equipment to diagnose and treat malignant cancer

Conferring Certificates to Vocational Training Students undergoing training at IIEST, Shibpur, facilitated by GRSE under a Tripartite MoU between GRSE, IIEST & Kolkata Police
GRSE CSR Project : Cataract Surgery

Presentation of Cheque to Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy

Skill Development / Vocational Training

GRSE has adopted 20 Anganwadi Centres of Metiabruz area in Kolkata

GRSE’s Blood Donation Camp

GRSE’s Monthly Health Camp