ordnance factory board gets new chairman and dgof | india news - times of india
by：QY Precision 2019-11-01
Kolkata: Kumar takes over as general manager of Ordnance Factory (DGOF) Chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) P. K. Shrivastava from Kolkata on Monday. Kumar, an MTech at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, is an Ordnance manufacturing expert and was authorized to serve as director of planning and coordination at the Ministry of Defense from 2002 to 2009. During this period, he participated in the drafting of the Indian defense procurement cancellation policy and the \"manufacturing\" procedure in the defense procurement process in 2003. 04, which incorporated the recommendation of the Arun Singh Committee. DGOF also helped to pilot these proposals and was approved by the government to establish two new greenfield ordnance factories in Naranda Bihar and Cova, Uttar Pradesh. As general manager of Avadi engine factory (2012-13) He was involved in the operation of the project and launched a localization project that eventually handed over T- Apartment 90 and T-apartment On July 2018, the Minister of Defense received 72 Agia tanks. During Dgof\'s tenure, the establishment of the supplier base led to this achievement. A senior official at OFB said that during his tenure, the production of the new engine increased significantly by 30%. As the general manager of the ordnance plant Ambajhari near Nagpur, Maharashtra, Kumar leads modern projects including robotic forging technology, a new generation of CNC machines and predictive maintenance that not only improves productivity and quality, the \"pinaka\" rocket was also successfully produced. Prior to taking over as chairman of DGOF and OFB, Kumar was a member of the board of directors responsible for managing the ammunition and explosive plant group. Download the Times of India news app for the latest Indian News.