Mr Shrihari Pai Raikar, Director (Operations) at Goa
Shipyard Limited (GSL) retired on superannuation on 31 May 2018. Mr Raikar
served GSL for over 38 years in various capacities and had assumed charge as
Director (Operations) of the company on 02 Mar 2015, directly looking after
important departments like Production, Commercial, Design etc. Previously, he
had headed the Modernisation department of the company for 9 years and had
played key role in the execution of Shipyard’s modernization, which has
transformed the shipyard with state-of-the art world class infrastructure,
thereby trebling its production capacity.
His tenure as Director (Operations) saw shipyard executing
all the shipbuilding projects, ahead of contractual schedule. Remarkably, he is
the first Goan to rise to the Board level position of the Central PSU and will
be succeeded by Shri S J Kamat, who will be assuming charge of Director
(Operations) wef 01 June 2018.
Mr Shrihari Pai Raikar was ceremoniously given warm
farewell by the higher management of GSL on his last working day at GSL.
Shri S Anil Kumar, Chief General
Manager (Production) also retired on the same day and was given warm farewell
by large number of Officers and workers. Mr Anil Kumar, a Naval Architect by
qualification and with over 35 years of service in GSL, is credited with smooth
execution of 6 CGOPV Project and two major export projects for Srilanka and
Mauritius, all ahead of schedule.