With many firsts, GRSE has a strong order book: CMD Rear Admiral V K Saxena, (Retd)


Kolkata based GRSE is a ship and warship design and building company under the administrative control of the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Late last year, the state owned company listed on the stock exchanges.

The company which has the infrastructure capability to construct 20 ships concurrently has a very strong order book position of around Rs 21,700 crore, has emerged as a leading shipyard of India, building a wide array of vessels, from Fast Attack Crafts to world-class Frigates.

It has delivered its 100th warship, thus becoming the first shipyard in the country to achieve this feat. Rear Admiral V K Saxena, (Retd) Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, Kolkata, shares the company’s order book and achievements with the Financial Express Online.

Following are excerpts:

What is the order book of the shipyard today?

Currently, the company has an order book of Rs 21,700 crore approximately equipping the shipyard with a deep pool of revenue-generating projects. Ongoing projects include 14 warships across 5 projects including four Survey Vessels (Large) Read More

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