GRSE at a Glance

The genesis of Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd (GRSE) dates back to 1884 when it started its journey as a small workshop to repair vessels of River Steam Navigation Company. In 1934, the Company was registered under the Indian Companies Act, 1913 and started its new journey as Garden Reach Workshops (GRW) Limited. The shipyard also played an active role during the 2nd World War wherein over 4000 vessels were repaired here. The Company was acquired by the Government of India in the year 1960 and there was no looking back since then. The 1st warship of Independent India, INS Ajay was delivered to the Indian Navy in 1961, within one year of being taken over by the Ministry of Defence. CGS Raj Hans, the first Patrol Vessel for Indian Coast Guard was also built by GRSE and commissioned in 1980. GRSE, a Mini Ratna Category 1 Company has so far delivered 107 warships including one OPV to the Mauritius Coast Guard and one FPV to the Seychelles Coast Guard.

The primary role of this ISO 9001, 14001, 18001 and 50001 certified shipyard has been building warships and other vessels for the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. With it’s modern shipbuilding infrastructure, state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Lab and a 100+ strong design team drawing on 61 years of shipbuilding expertise, GRSE can certainly lay claim to being the ‘Master Builder’ for Amphibious & Survey ships, Corvettes and Fast Attack Crafts in India. Apart from Ship Building & Ship Repairs, GRSE has also diversified into engineering business with a product profile of prefabricated steel bridges, various deck machinery items and assembly, testing & overhauling of marine diesel engines. Post modernization and revitalization, the shipyard has the capacity to build 20 ships (08 large & 12 small) concurrently


Cmde PR Hari, IN (Retd.)

Chairman & Managing Director (Officiating)

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Registered Office: GRSE Bhavan, 61, Garden Reach Road, Kolkata – 700 024, West Bengal, India;
Corporate Identity Number: L35111WB1934GOI007891
Website: www.grse.in

Product Profile

Make In India

GRSE has developed in-house capabilities to design & build most modern warships in the country. Presently the shipyard is building 04 ASW Corvettes (03 ships delivered), 08 Landing Craft Utility Vessels (02 ships delivered), 05 Fast Patrol Vessels and 03 Advanced Stealth Frigates. Taking the Government’s Make in India Initiative forward, the ASW Corvettes and LCUs delivered by GRSE over the last few years, have an indigenous content of over 90%, a major step towards achieving self-reliance in state of the art warship design and construction. GRSE targets to continue its efforts on indigenization proportions of over 90 % in all its ships slated for future delivery. The Engineering Division of GRSE has developed capabilities to design and manufacture Engineering Equipment/ Items. The Deck Machinery unit of GRSE has taken up complete indigenization of 160/80 Type Russian Pump for Indian Navy. The unit has also developed “Rail-less Helicopter Traversing System” in collaboration with M/s MTS, UK, for installation on warships. GRSE has achieved 72% indigenous content and is a prime supplier of Rail-less Helicopter Traversing System to Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard.......

Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

The Company has joined the call of the Prime Minister for Swachh Bharat Mission. Some of the initiatives include :-Construction of toilets in local schools under Swachh Vidyalaya, Improvement of Anganwadi centres of Metiabruz in collaboration with CII, Training to school children for sanitation and hygiene practices under Swachh Bharat Mission, Study by TISS for Swachh Bharat Mission Roadmap, Contribution to Swachh Bharat Kosh and Clean Ganga Fund. GRSE has contributed Rs. 75 lakh towards Swachh Bharat Kosh and of Rs. 25 lakh towards Clean Ganga Fund...

Corporate Social Responsibility

GRSE as a Corporate Citizen is committed to take up different developmental projects, as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability, towards improving the quality of lives of the underprivileged sections of the society and other stakeholders primarily around its Factories and anywhere in India thereby making a meaningful difference in people's lives and strive to contribute towards sustainable development of the society and become a partner in nation building. CSR and Sustainability is to be reckoned as an integral part of GRSE's corporate philosophy integrating business processes with social processes...

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