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Ordnance Factories Board


Workers' bodies stay firm about strike call as MoD terms it 'invalid and illegal'

October 05, 2020 7:49 am

Federations have also said corporate entities would not be able to survive the unique market environment of defence products that has unstable demand and supply dynamics.

Govt sets up EGoM for OFB corporatisation

September 12, 2020 6:33 am

The EGoM has also been tasked with looking into the financial support that may be provided to the single or multiple DPSUs and to make them economically viable and self-reliant.

Govt nominates OFB to develop combat vehicle

January 16, 2016 2:05 am

The Indian Express spoke to three firms bidding for the FICV project, who said that by executing the project under DPP-2008, the indigenous content will only be 30 per cent

Defence ministry to ask pvt players to produce specialist ammunition

September 03, 2015 8:24 am

Defence ministry sources said that seven types of ammunition have been identified for procurement from private suppliers as part of ‘Make in India’.

‘Critical’ shortages of ammunition nearly made up, Army to PAC

July 09, 2015 1:56 am

The PAC, which examines the CAG audit report after it is laid in Parliament, comprises 22 MPs and is currently headed by Congress MP Prof K V Thomas.

Finally, a new artillery gun for the Army

July 06, 2015 12:33 am

As per its Field Artillery Rationalisation Plan, Army needs to buy 2,820 artillery guns of various types to replace obsolete guns and equip new units.

To level the playing field, govt withdraws sops for defence PSUs

June 02, 2015 2:26 am

While the decision is justified by the government as “level playing field” to private players, OFB and DPSUs have cited that the decision will shoot up the defence budget “significantly.”

Ordnance scam: pvt firms under scanner

May 21, 2009 12:21 am

Following the arrest of former director-general of the Ordnance Factories Board,Sudipta Ghosh,on corruption charges...