Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited
(Ministry of Defence, Department of Defence Production & Supplies)
43/46, Garden Reach Road, Kolkata-700024
The Company came into being in 1884 as a small factory
on the Eastern Bank of the river Hooghly. It was renamed
Garden Reach Workshop in 1916, and was incorporated as
a Company under the Indian Companies Act of 1913 with effect
from 26th February 1934 (Registration No. 7891 of 1933-34).
The company was taken over by the Government of India on
1st April, 1960.
The Company was put on a dynamic path of growth and diversification
and to reflect its multifarious activities in a true sense,
the Company's name was changed to Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers
Limited with effect from 31st December 1976. GRSE has gradually
expanded and modernised to meet growing maritime needs-
particularly those of Indian Navy and Coast Guard.
GRSE is among the leading shipyards in the country and
the premier yard in the East. It builds a wide range of
ships from modern Warships to sophisticated Commercial
Vessels, from small Harbour Craft to fast and powerful
Patrol Vessels. It is among the few shipyards in the world
with its own Engg. and Engine Manufacturing divisions.
Growing on its solid base of experience of over a 100 years
of excellence, GRSE looks confidently ahead to the challenges
of the new millennium The company is a Public Sector Undertaking
under the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India and conferred
the status of 'Miniratna Category-I' on 05 Sep06.GRSE is
the only Defence Shipyard to acquire this status.