SSC Geography Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    Which shipyard is the major centre for manufacturing barges, coasters and dredgers?                    

    A)  Kochi Shipyard

    B)  Hindustan Shipyard, Vishakhapatnam

    C)  Mazagon Shipyard, Mumbai

    D)  Garden Reach Shipyard

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Limited is one of India's leading shipyards, located in Kolkata, West Bengal. It builds and repairs commercial and naval vessels. Founded in 1884 as a small privately owned company on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, it was renamed as Garden Reach Workshop in 1916. The company was nationalised by the Government of India in 1960. It was awarded the Mini ratna status, with accompanying financial and operational autonomy in September 2006.                  

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