The sailor's dream is at the horizon. To impart the knowledge I have garnered over the years, as a marine engineer and head of ship building & repairs division at Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Visakhapatnam, to promising young marine engineers. The desire to share my learning with my students, and therefore learn more, drives me each day, both at work and at home.
After sailing for sixteen years, P.V.Gopala Rao, resigned from sea life and joined Hindustan Shipyard Ltd as Manager in 1994. After serving ship repairs division for 7 years and ship building division for 15 years in various capacities and as General Manager, instrumental in overseeing construction of ships, attending to sea trials and subsequent hadning over of ships to owners. During the tenure in the shipyard actively involved in teaching ship repairs and ship building subject to Trainee Marine Engineering enrolled in HSL.