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BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, AUGUST 17, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, AUGUST  13, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE

GRSE laid the keel of 2nd Fast Patrol Vessel

1.    The keel of the 2nd of the series of Five Water Jet Propelled Fast Patrol Vessels for Indian Coast Guard was laid by GRSE on 11 August 17 at its Raja Bagan Dock Yard. The ‘Keel Laying Ceremony’, a major milestone in the ship construction process, was undertaken by Shri Bikash Kumar Basu, of the Raja Bagan Dockyard, in the august presence of Rear Admiral V K Saxena, Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, Shri S.S.Dogra, Director (Finance), Shri A K Nanda, Director (Personnel), Commandant Atul Kumar of Indian Coast Guard and other senior officials.

2.    This ship will be constructed at Rajabagan Dockyard by adopting integrated construction technology which will enable GRSE to build the ship in a reduced time frame.

3.    ‘Fast Patrol Vessel’ is an improved version of Inshore Patrol Vessel earlier built by GRSE for the Indian Coast Guard, with an efficient hull form developed in house and proved after extensive model testing to achieve speeds in excess of 34 knots. This fuel efficient & powerful platform is well suited for patrolling, anti-smuggling, anti-poaching and rescue operations. This ship will be fitted with state of the art Main Engines with advanced control systems & Water jet units and an ‘Integrated Bridge System’ integrating all Communication and Navigation Systems. This ship will also have improved habitability features with fully air conditioned modular accommodation for 35 personnel.

 

HINDUSTAN TIMES,  NEW DELHI
WEDNESDAY, JULY 26, 2017

 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
TUESDAY, JULY 25, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

HINDUSTAN TIMES,  NEW DELHI
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, NEW DELHI
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JULY 21, 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE

HANDING OVER OF SECOND MARK IV LCU CLASS VESSEL
"L52" TO INDIAN NAVY

The second of the eight “Mark IV LCU vessels”L52”, built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, was formally “Handed Over” to the Indian Navy today, 20 Jul 2017 at GRSE, Kolkata.

The ship was handed over by Rear Admiral V.K. Saxena, IN (Retd) Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE to the Commanding Officer of the ship Cdr Kaushik Chatterjee at a ceremony held in GRSE today. Brigadier SY Deshmukh, Chief Staff Officer (Technical) of Andaman and Nicobar Command carried out Final Inspection of the ship prior to acceptance by the Navy.

The LCU Mark IV ship is designed for multipurpose amphibious operations jointly carried out by Indian Navy & Indian Army for ensuring maritime security of Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands. This ship is fitted with close to 90% indigenous content which speaks volumes for the indigenisation drive taken by MOD, Navy & GRSE.

The first ship of the Mark IV LCU vessels INS LCU 51 was commissioned into Indian Navy during 2016. Based on lessons learnt and feedback received from Indian Navy on first LCU L-51, substantial improvement and changes to improve the ergonomics, habitability and layout of critical compartments has been implemented on this second ship L-52.

L52 also has the honour of having successfully completed her Weapon & Sensor trials prior delivery to the Indian Navy. Normally this activity is undertaken after the ship is delivered to the Navy. This ship has also been delivered with ‘ZERO’ shipbuilders’ liabilities.

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, JULY 20, 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE

GRSE signs MoU with Govt. for FY 2017-18

1.    The annual MoU signed, between Shri Ashok Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Department of Defence Production and Rear Admiral VK Saxena, CMD GRSE, details the targets and achievements expected on various MoU performance indicators of the Company during 2017-18.

2.    The Company has targeted to achieve a turnover of Rs. 1350 Crore which is about 40% more than actual achievements of last financial year (2016-17),

3.    During the current year, the company planned to spend Rs 50 crore as CAPEX for further strengthening the infrastructure facilities including improving the design capabilities for construction of P-17A ships.

4.    As part of Make In India initiative of the Govt. of India, GRSE has set a target to develop Indigenous Capability and Infrastructure for Assembly, Test & Trial of Marine Diesel Engines, at its Engine Plant at Ranchi, during the current Financial Year.

 

THE TELEGRAPH, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, JUNE 29, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, JUNE 22, 2017

 

HINDUSTAN TIMES,  NEW DELHI
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 2017

 

FINANCIAL EXPRESS, KOLKATA
WEDNESSDAY, JUNE 21, 2017

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, JUNE 20, 2017

 

DAINIK JAGRAN, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

 

MILLENNIUM POST, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 2017

 

PRESS RELEASE

HANDING OVER OF FAST ATTACK CRAFT "TARASA" TO INDIAN NAVY

The last warship of the four “Follow-on” Water Jet Fast Attack Crafts (FO WJFAC), “TARASA”, built by Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Limited (GRSE), Kolkata, was formally “Handed Over” to the Indian Navy today, 15 Jun 2017 at GRSE, Kolkata.

Named after an island in the Andaman, “Tarasa” is fitted with three water jet propulsion systems powered by marine diesel engines generating 2720 KW of power. She is also fitted with CRN-91 indigenous 30mm Gun, to provide Artillery fire support during attack missions.

The ship was handed over by Rear Admiral V.K. Saxena, IN (Retd) Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE to the Commanding Officer of the ship Lt. Cdr.Praveen Kumar at a ceremony held in GRSE today. Rear Admiral Sandeep Naithani VSM, Chief Staff Officer (Technical) of Western Naval Command carried out Final Inspection of the ship prior acceptance by the Navy.
Cmde. Ratnakar Ghosh, IN (Retd), Director (Shipbuilding), Mr Sarvjit Singh Dogra, Director (Finance), Mr AK Nanda, Director (Personnel) and other senior officials of the Indian Navy and GRSE were present at the occasion.

The‘Follow-on’ WJFACs are a further improved version of the ten Fast Attack Crafts earlier built by GRSE for Indian Navy. The first three ships of the ‘Follow-on’ Series of WJFACs INS Tarmugli, INS Tihayu & INS Tillanchang were commissioned into Indian Navy during 2016. These ships have an efficient hull form developed by the in-house Design Centre of GRSE and proved by extensive model testing, to achieve speeds in excess of 35 knots.  The ships measuring 48 X 7.5 M with a displacement of around 315 Tons havean endurance of around 2000 nautical miles at 12-14 knots speed.  They also boast of modern habitability conditions with accommodation for 29 personnel. During the Sea Trials, Tarasa had registered a speed of 35.07 knots.

Tarasa also has the honour of being the first indigenously built warship to have successfully completed her Weapon trials prior delivery to The Indian Navy.Normally this activity is undertaken after the ship is delivered to the Navy.

With the handing over of “Tarasa”, GRSE has once again demonstrated its’ commitment to strengthen the maritime security of the Nation, thereby meeting the aspirations that the country has reposed on this Mini Ratna Shipyard.

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 09, 2017

 

BUSINESS LINE, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, JUNE 09, 2017

 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
TUESDAY, JUNE 06, 2017

 

THE TELEGRAPH, KOLKATA
SUNDAY, JUNE 04, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 03, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 03, 2017

 

DAINIK JAGRAN, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 03, 2017

 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
SATURDAY, JUNE 03, 2017

 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2017

 

THE TELEGRAPH, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2017

 

DAINIK JAGRAN, KOLKATA
WEDNESSDAY, MAY 17, 2017

 

BUSINESS LINE, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

 

JANSATTA, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, MAY 16, 2017

 

THE TIMES OF INDIA, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

 

THE TELEGRAPH, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

 

THE INDIAN EXPRESS, KOLKATA
FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

 

DAINIK JAGRAN, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 27, 2017

 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

 

PRABHAT KHABAR, KOLKATA
TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017

 

BUSINESS STANDARD, KOLKATA
THURSDAY, APRIL 04, 2017

 

DAILY NEWS & ANALYSIS, NEW DELHI
THURSDAY, APRIL 04, 2017

 

THE TELEGRAPH, KOLKATA
MONDAY, APRIL 03, 2017