GRSE partners with Hindalco for Aluminium Procurement and Signs MoU with BRO for Modular Steel Bridge Development


Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineering Ltd, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HINDALCO Industries Limited, a flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group, for the procurement of Aluminium Sections. The MoU was signed by Cmde PR Hari IN (Retd.), Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE, and Mr. Nilesh Koul, Senior President and CEO of Aluminium Downstream, HINDALCO in the presence of Shri R K Dash, Director (Finance), Cdr Shantanu Bose, Director (Shipbuilding) and Senior officials of GRSE & HINDALCO.

The MoU aims for a strategic collaboration between GRSE and HINDALCO to enhance the capabilities and resources for the production of high-quality Aluminium Sections required for various shipbuilding projects undertaken by GRSE. Additionally, as part of the agreement, GRSE and HINDALCO will engage in the procurement of approximately 800 MT (approx.) of Aluminium Plates of various thicknesses.

In a parallel development, GRSE inked another MoU with the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) for the supply of 200 feet Single Lane Modular Steel Bridge in disaster affected areas of North Sikkim, further strengthening its commitment to delivering top-notch infrastructure solutions. The MoU was signed between Brig Alok V Mishra, DDG (TA), DGBR & DIG Subrato Ghosh, ICG (Retd.), Director (Personnel), GRSE in New Delhi in the presence of senior officials of GRSE & BRO.

In the last two years, GRSE has signed MoUs with BRO for the construction of over 75 Steel Bridges.  So far, the company’s Bailey Bridge Division has supplied more than 5500 portable steel bridges to the Indian Army, BRO, state PWDs and the central government. GRSE also exports such bridges to friendly foreign countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and Sri Lanka.

These collaborations not only underscore the mutual commitment to quality and innovation but also strengthen the indigenous manufacturing ecosystem, contributing significantly to India's maritime and infrastructure development goals.

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