GRSE conferred with coveted Green Channel Certification by Defence Ministry

Cmde PR Hari, IN (Retd.), Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE received the Green Channel Certification from Lt Gen RK Malhotra, Director General, Quality Assurance (DGQA)

GRSE conferred with coveted Green Channel Certification by Defence Ministry
GRSE conferred with coveted Green Channel Certification

New Delhi/Kolkata: Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd., (GRSE), one of the leading Public Sector Undertaking and Mini-Ratna Category 1 Shipyard, has been conferred with the coveted Green Channel Certification by Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India, on 30 August 2022 at Head Quarters, Directorate General of Quality Assurance, Ministry of Defence, New Delhi, for supply of Portable Steel Bridges (Bailey Type) of various spans and configurations to Indian Army. 

Cmde PR Hari, IN (Retd.), Chairman & Managing Director, GRSE received the Green Channel Certification from Lt Gen RK Malhotra, Director General, Quality Assurance (DGQA) in the presence of distinguished officials from GRSE and Indian Army / DGQA. This is a remarkable achievement considering the fact that, GRSE is the only organization in India qualified for the prestigious Green Channel Certification for Portable Steel Bridges (Bailey Type), from Indian Army.

An initiative of Government of India to facilitate “Ease of Doing Business”, to promote the national mission of “Make in India” with special focus on “Defence Manufacturing”, going forward, Indian Army would accept the GRSE made Portable Steel Bridge components based on GRSE’s internal Quality Control Certification. This is a testament to the inherent commitment of GRSE to supply quality goods in shorter time frames.

The Portable Steel Bridge Division of GRSE has developed new improved versions of portable bridge designs through R&D efforts. More than 5,300 portable steel bridges have been supplied by GRSE to Indian Army, Border Road Organization, State PWDs and Central Government. The bridges, primarily used for disaster management, have also been exported to friendly countries including Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka.