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Ordnance Factory to develop new products

ORDANANCE FACTORY at Itarsi would soon begin development of new products that would fetch in revenue of around Rs 130 crore to the exchequer. Ordnance Factory Board Kolkata Chairman PK Mishra said this while talking to media persons here on Friday.

india Updated: Mar 04, 2006 15:09 IST

ORDANANCE FACTORY at Itarsi would soon begin development of new products that would fetch in revenue of around Rs 130 crore to the exchequer. Ordnance Factory Board Kolkata Chairman PK Mishra said this while talking to media persons here on Friday.

Mishra said that the unit had maintained quality and credibility of the products as of date. He said that Itarsi Ordnance unit had supplied various products to foreign countries including Africa and was getting orders from other countries as well.

Mishra said that the workload at the unit was likely to increase in 3-4 months. A proposal to manufacture new products worth Rs 130 crores is under process that would ensure more employment opportunities and proper utilization of facilities available in the unit, he added.

Mishra had earlier served as General Manager at Itarsi unit and during his tenure the unit was awarded ISO and Peacock certificates. The arms manufactured by Ordnance factory have been used not only by the Army but also by state police forces and other armed forces, he added.

Board Member A Nayak, Taku Proof Range Major General Chandra Prakash, General Manager Dr Ramsnehi, Additional GM UK Mishra were among those present.