Thursday, August 6, 2015

Cochin Shipyard building Rs 4,357 crore worth Defence ships, carriers

The Cochin Shipyard is building fast patrol vessels and indigenous aircraft carriers worth Rs 4,357 crore for the Defence, Parliament was told today. "The Ministry of Shipping has taken it up with the Ministry of Defence recently to place Defence ship-building orders with the Cochin Shipyard... The Ministry of Defence has said various Defence shipyards engaged in warship-building projects are being encouraged to offload part of their work," Minister of State for Shipping, Pon Radhakrish .. Source Economic Times