TNPSC Thervupettagam

MDL Shipyard 250th Anniversary

May 20 , 2024 30 days 146 0
  • Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) of Mumbai celebrated the completion of 250 years.
  • During the event, it launched a prototype indigenous midget submarine named 'Arowana', and commissioned the Solar Electric Hybrid boat.
  • It was beginning as a small dry dock in 1774.
  • In 1960, the Government of India took over the yard to further its warship development programme and incorporated it as a PSU.

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