Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
08 FEB 2021 2:18PM by PIB Delhi
Disinvestment of Defence Sector DPSUs

Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) set for disinvestment are BEML Ltd, Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE) and Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI). The products being produced by them are as under:


Sl. No.

Name of DPSUs

Product produced



Tatra based high Mobility/trucks, Recovery vehicles, Bridge Systems, Vehicle for Missile projects, Tank Transportation trailers, Military Rail wagons, Mine ploughs, Crash fire tenders, Snow Cutters, Aircraft Towing Tractors, Aircraft weapon Loading Trolley, Bull Dozers, Excavators, Loaders, Pile layers, wheel Dozers, tyre handlers, rope shovels, Dumpers, water sprinklers, motor graders, Under Mining equipment, integral rail coaches, metro cars, AC EMUs, OHE Cars, Steel and aluminium wagons, track laying equipment, utility vehicles, treasury vans, spoil disposal units, broad gauge rail.


Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited (GRSE):

Frigates, Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette, Missile Corvette, Landing Ship Tank, Landing Craft Utility, Survey Vessel, Fleet Replenishment Tanker, Fast Patrol Vessel, Offshore Patrol Vessel, Inshore Patrol Vessel, WJ-FAC, Hover Craft, Fast Interceptor Boat, Portable Bridges, Deck Machinery Items, Pumps, assembly and testing facilities for marine engine.


Mishra Dhatu Nigam Limited (MIDHANI):

Super alloys, Titanium and Titanium Alloys, special steel, other metal and alloys, bars, bright bars, wire, fine wire, sheets, Open-die forgings, Investment castings, fastener, armour products.


Policy of disinvestment  of minority stake without transfer of management control is being followed for priority sector including defence CPSUs to unlock value, promote public ownership, to meet the minimum public shareholding norms of SEBI and for ensuring higher degree of accountability.  For non-priority sector where competitive markets have come of age, the policy of strategic disinvestment is followed.


This information was tabled in a written reply by Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik to a question asked by Shri K K Ragesh in Rajya Sabha today.