Shri Sunil Kumar Chourasia, Indian Ordnance Factories Service Officer (IOFS), has been appointed as the new Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and Chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) w.e.f. 1st December, 2017.
Previously, he was Member, OFB and was in charge of Material & Components division.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam-
- Indian Ordnance Factories is the oldest and largest industrial setup which functions under the Department of Defence Production of the Ministry of Defence.
- The Indian Ordnance Factories organisation – a family of 41 Ordnance Factories under the aegis of its corporate headquarters Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata.
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