Wagon and metro rake maker Titagarh Wagons LtdNSE 0.81 % (TWL) said it has inched closer to build warships of “certain categories” for the Indian Navy, in West Bengal.
The ship building arm of TWL operates out of Titagarh in North 24 Parganas district.
“We have recently received permission to build warships of certain categories,” TWL chairman JP Chowdhary told PTI.
He said the firm will now bid for building high-end naval vessels.
“We will build the warships in our Bengal facilities,” he said.
Till now, only Kolkata-based Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers (GRSE) built warships in the state.