Role of Ordnance Factories in Make in India discussed during seminar

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 20 Mar 2017 11:37:26

Staff Reporter,

A GRAND seminar on role of Ordnance Factories in Make in India concept was organised on the occasion of 216th Ordnance Factory Day on Sunday. The seminar was organised under banner of Vision Ordnance at GCF Senior Staff Club. Key objective to organise the seminar was to give power, freedom and funding to conceptualise the concept of ‘Make in India’ in Ordnance Factories. Chief guest on the occasion was Member of Parliament Rakesh Singh who congratulated officers and employees of Ordnance Factories for 216 years’ successful tenure of Ordnance Factories. He expressed his commitment for development and promotion of Ordnance Factories. MP Rakesh Singh assured officers and public representatives of Ordnance Factories to forward conclusion of their seminar to Ministry of Defence for desired development of Ordnance Factories and ensuring their best participation in ‘Make in India’ concept.

Earlier, MP Rakesh Singh was welcomed by Programme President Gun Carriage Factory, former Senior General Manager, SP Yadav, Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Senior General Manager, Arvind Kumar Agarwal, Gun Carriage Factory, General Manager, Shailendra Kumar Singh, Bhartiya Pratiraksha Mazdoor Sangh, National President, Narendra Tiwari, V K Dubey, JCM-III and Mahakoshal Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Ravi Gupta. Senior officers and employees’ representatives expressed their views on desired development of Ordnance Factories by providing them adequate resources and independence to compete private firms. Speakers gave their valuable suggestions to ensure active participation of Ordnance Factories in Make in India concept. Founder of Vision Ordnance Rajendra Singh convened the programme and proposed a vote of thanks to eminent guests to make the programme a grand success, while Anoop Majumdar, Saurabh Kostha, Elik D’souza, Jasvir Singh, Pushpendra Singh, Manoj Jain, Rakesh Rajak, Ashok Rajput, Mohan Sahu and others extended valuable support in organising the programme.