Kolkata: (Defence News) Ramesh Kumar Dash has assumed charge as Director (Finance) & Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) Limited, a Kolkata-based Miniratna PSU under the Ministry of Defence, on Wednesday. Prior to this assignment, he was working as Additional General Manager (Finance) at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
Earlier, the PSU Watch had reported that Dash was recommended for the post of Director (Finance) of GRSE by a Public Enterprises Selection (PESB) panel on December 3, 2019. He was selected from the list of five candidates, who were interviewed by the selection panel. The other candidates who were on the list were from Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL), Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Bajaj Hindusthan Sugar Limited.
Ramesh Kumar Dash's profile
Dash is an Associate Member of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India. He has completed a Master in Commerce and Bachelor of Law. He has around 28 years of experience in different CPSUs in the field of Finance and Accounts.
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE)
Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE) is one of India's leading shipyards, located in Kolkata, West Bengal. It builds and repairs commercial and naval vessels. Presently, GRSE has also started building export ships in a mission to expand its business. Founded in 1884 as a small privately-owned company on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, it was renamed as Garden Reach Workshop in 1916. The company was nationalised by the government in 1960. It was awarded the Miniratna status, with accompanying financial and operational autonomy in September 2006. It is the first Indian shipyard to build 100 warships.
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