Ordnance Factory Board designates 285 beds to handle COVID-19 cases

Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) has designated 285 beds for isolation wards in handling Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases. Forty beds have been earmarked in hospitals at Vehicle Factory Jabalpur, thirty beds each at Metal and Steel Factory Ishapore, Gun and Shell Factory Cossipore, Ammunition Factory Khadki, Ordnance Factory Kanpur, Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, 25 beds at Ordnance Factory Ambernath and twenty beds each at Heavy Vehicle Factory Avadi and Ordnance Factory Medak.

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The OFB is also trying to produce personal protection equipment and face masks as per the order placed by HLL Lifecare Limited (HLL), which is a public sector unit under the Union Health Ministry.

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    • Director-General & & Chairman of Ordnance Factories: Hari Mohan.
    • Headquarters of Ordnance Factory Board: Kolkata, West Bengal.

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