Panaji: Defence Secretary Giridhar Aramane, IAS, visited Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) on January 2, an official statement said on Tuesday.
During the visit, the Defence Secretary inaugurated the newly setup Virtual Reality Center.
The Virtual reality Centre is a state-of-the-art facility that will provide an immersive experience to the designers of GSL in incorporating the requirements of the customer at the drawing board itself, accruing considerable savings and enhancing the efficiency of design process, the statement said.
During the visit, Defence Secretary was briefed by B K Upadhyay, CMD GSL, on progress of ongoing projects being undertaken by GSL for Indian Navy and Indian Coast Guard as well as the Shipyard Modernisation Program at GSL.
The Defence Secretary interacted with the senior management and was taken around the shipyard to showcase the infrastructure facilities that were set up under the modernization program. He was apprised of the various world-class infrastructure especially the GRP Composite Facility, which will provide GSL indigenous capability to build weapon intensive and high technology Ships for Defence and for exports, the statement added.