NBCC, a Navratna CPSE under the Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Govt. of India, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) with Goa Shipyard Ltd.(GSL), another CPSE, on August 8, 2016 for construction of Office Building of Mine Counter Measure Vessels (MCMV), Vasco-Da- Gama, Goa, at an approximate value of Rs.100 crore. The MoU has been signed by Dr. Anoop. K. Mittal, CMD, NBCC, on behalf of NBCC and Admiral Shekhar Mital, NM (Retd.), CMD, on behalf of GSL.
In addition, NBCC shall also develop Master Plan for entire area comprising the existing Parking Complex, Garden area, existing HR & Admin block including Medical Dispensary, Time Offices and punching booths, Amenity Building, Administrative Building, Transport Section, Power House West and Fire Station and such other areas within the vicinity. Construction work at GSL by NBCC will start in next 06 months time and will be completed in 18 months.
MCMV Project envisages construction of 12 MCMVs for Indian Navy at a budgetary cost of Rs. 32000 Cr , as part of ‘Make in India’ and import substitute program of MoD. These state-of- the-art war vessels will be built indigenously first time in the country by Goa Shipyard Ltd at Goa. The ships are to be equipped with most advanced Anti Submarine Weapons and Sensors by GSL.