The prestigious “SCOPE Excellence Award for Special Institutional Category 2014-15(Turn Around)” was presented to RAdm Shekhar Mital, CMD, Goa Shipyard Ltd by Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee in an impressive ceremony held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi during the 8thPublic Sector Day Celebrations on 11th April 2017.The SCOPE Awards are recognized as the most prestigious awards for public sector enterprises and what makes it further special is that, GSL has been selected for the award, amongst 244 PSE companies.
Hon’ble Minister for Heavy Industry Shri Anant Geete & Shri Babul Supriyo, Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, Smt. Seema Bahuguna, Secretary (DPE), Chairman & DG, SCOPE and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.
RAdm Shekhar Mital CMD GSL said “It is landmark achievment for GSL and for him personally, as when he took over in Feb 2014, the company has reported losses of (-) Rs 61 Cr and the company within 1 year of him taking over has closed the FY14-15, with a profit of Rs 53 Cr. What is further significant is company has further gained the momentum and has grown 27% & 40% YOY in terms of VoP in last two years with profit moving up to Rs 150 Cr. This validates very sound steps taken up by company for long term growth of GSL. These fine results are based on very hard work and sound execution skills demonstrated by ‘Team GSL’ resulting in every ship delivered ahead of contractual schedule.
Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) is an apex professional organization representing the Central Government Public Enterprises. The Jury for the SCOPE Excellence Awards was chaired by Justice R.C. Lahoti, former Chief Justice of India and distinguished panel of eminent persons comprising Padma Bhushan Shri Moosa Raza, former Secretary to the Govt. of India, Padma Bhushan Dr. M.B. Athreya, renowned Management Consultant, Shri C. Phunsog, former Chairman, PESB, Shri Arvind Pande, former Chairman, SAIL and Dr. U.D. Choubey, Director General, SCOPE.