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 journey as Garden Reach Workshops (GRW) Limited. 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. GRSE, a Mini Ratna Category 1 Company has so far delivered 107 warships to Indian Navy, Indian Coast Guard, Mauritius Coast Guard and Seychelles Coast Guard & is the only shipyard to achieve this Centennial Mark. The shipyard has received ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 and 50001 certification. The 1st warship for export by India was delivered by GRSE to Mauritius in 2014, Offshore Patrol Vessel, CGS Barracuda.

GRSE’s primary role has been building warships and other vessel for the Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard. The shipyard, with its modern shipbuilding infrastructure, state-of-the-art Virtual Reality Lab and a 100+ strong design team drawing on 61 years of shipbuilding expertise can certainly lay claim to being a ‘Master Builder’ for amphibious ships in India. GRSE has emerged as a leading shipyard of India, building a wide array of vessels ranging from 05 ton boats to 24600 ton Fleet Tanker including world class Frigates and Fast Attack Crafts. Apart from Ship Building & Ship Repairs, GRSE is also diversified into engineering business with a product profile of pre-fabricated steel bridges, various deck machinery items & assembly/testing/overhauling of marine diesel engines.

GRSE is playing a key role in defence preparedness of India to produce the most modern warships through indigenization for the country aimed at self-reliance. Post modernization and revitalization, the shipyard has the capacity to build 20 ships (08 large & 12 small) concurrently. The shipyard has been profit making and dividend paying company for the past 28 years.

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PR Hari, IN (Retd.) Chairman & Managing Director

Cmde PR Hari, IN (Retd.)

Chairman & Managing Director


Registered Office: GRSE Bhavan, 61, Garden Reach Road, Kolkata – 700 024, West Bengal, India

Corporate Identity Number: L35111WB1934GOI007891


Make In India

GRSE has developed in-house capabilities to design & build most modern warships in the country. Presently the shipyard is building 03 P17A Advanced Frigates, 04 Survey Vessels (Large), 08 Anti-Submarine Warfare Shallow Water Crafts, 01 Fast Patrol Vessel, 01 Ocean Going Passenger and Cargo Ferry for Cooperative Republic of Guyana and 06 Patrol Boats for Bangladesh Govt. Taking the Government’s Make in India Initiative forward, the ASW Corvettes and LCUs delivered by GRSE over the last few years, had 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 with the Launch of “First of it’s kind” Portable Assault Bridge, Double Lane Bridge installed in Flaghill, Dokalam, Sikkim. The Deck Machinery 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...


Delivery & Commissioning of GRSE built Ocean Going Passenger Cum Cargo Ferry, MV 'MA LISHA' at Georgetown on 23 Apr 23


Team GRSE secures First position in All India Public Sector Chess Tournament - 24 Apr 23


Significant Milestone - Completion of underwater package of PV Ma Ganga at GRSE KPDD Unit on 20 Apr 23


GRSE celebrated 64th Raising Day on 19 Apr 23


Arrival of ICGS Rajratan at GRSE MW for installation of SRC Guns on 19 Apr 23


Undocking of MCGS Barracuda from M/S Taylor Smith Dry Dock at Mauritius post completion of Shafting Defect Rectification by GRSE-LED team on 14 Apr 23


Shri Sandeep Mahapatra
Investment Officer

GRSE Bhavan, 61, Garden Reach Road,
Kolkata - 700 024

Phone +91-33-2469-8545
Fax +91-33-2469-8150
Email co[dot]sec[at]grse[dot]co[dot]in