Welding in Shipbuilding-WISH 2k16, a two day workshop was organized at WRI during July 26-27, 2016. This is the fourth in the sequel. The inaugural ceremony was held on July 26, 2016 at WRI Auditorium. Mr. R. Rajamanohar, GM/P&D, CPG, NPCIL – Prodn. & Modern. was the chief guest for the function. In his inaugural address, he mentioned that the industrialization including shipbuilding has gained momentum and highlighted the major consultancy works carried out by WRI along with the long list of satisfied customers. Capt. Ramesh Babu, the coordinator from NIRDESH delivered the presidential address mentioning the long history of seafaring, the importance of welding in shipbuilding sector and lauded the commitment of WRI. Later in the workshop, Mr. R. Easwaran, GM/WRI & Labs gave a talk ‘Innovative Efforts at WRI, Adaptable for Shipbuilding Applications’, which covered the unique capabilities and developments at WRI that will be beneficial for the shipbuilding industries. The event had participants from nine different shipyards across the country and well received by all.

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