The Standing Committee on Defence (SCOD) visited Ordnance Factory Ambarnath on January 6, 2023 to review the modernization plans of the factory. The committee was headed by Jual Oram MP & Chairperson SCOD, who arrived at OFA along with 08 MPs from Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha & senior officials of the Lok Sabha Secretariat.
On this occasion, the team led by Rajeev Puri, CMD, Yantra India Ltd., S.K. Yadav, Director/Operations and Sanjay Srivastava, General Manager Ordnance Factory Ambarnath, apprised the committee about the products & the manufacturing facilities available. The committee was also briefed about the modernization plans of the factory. The briefing was followed by an interaction with the committee and a visit to various production sections. Members of SCOD evinced keen interest in continuous casting facilities and manufacturing of small arms cups, medium & high caliber cartridge cases.
It is pertinent to mention that Ordnance Factory Ambarnath was established in 1940s during the World War II period. It is a premier manufacturing unit for non-ferrous metallurgical and aluminum alloy extruded products. After its corporatization with effect from 1.10.2021, the management & employees of the factory have shown great skills, perseverance &
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