S.K. Choura­sia ap­pointed as DGOF and Chair­man of OFB

SP's MAI - - MILITARY UPDATES -

Su­nil Ku­mar Choura­sia, IOFS, has been ap­pointed as the new Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of Ord­nance Fac­to­ries (DGOF) and Chair­man of the Ord­nance Fac­tory Board (OFB) w.e.f. De­cem­ber 1, 2017. Pre­vi­ously, he was Mem­ber, OFB and was in charge of Ma­te­rial & Com­po­nents di­vi­sion.

Grad­u­at­ing in Me­chan­i­cal En­gi­neer­ing from Ja­balpur and there­after earn­ing an M.Tech from IIT Kan­pur, Choura­sia joined In­dian Ord­nance Fac­to­ries Ser­vice in 1981.

He was de­puted by the Gov­ern­ment of In­dia to United King­dom for an MBA. Fur­ther, Choura­sia was in the In­dian In­sti­tute of Pub­lic Administration, New Delhi dur­ing in-ser­vice train­ing and was awarded an M.Phil.

Dur­ing his ten­ure in the Ord­nance Fac­to­ries’ or­gan­i­sa­tion, he gath­ered rich and var­ied ex­pe­ri­ence in Pro­duc­tion & Op­er­a­tions man­age­ment, weapon and am­mu­ni­tion man­u­fac­tur­ing. He has trav­elled widely across the globe in his of­fi­cial ca­pac­ity.

Choura­sia urges OFB to be com­pet­i­tive and gal­va­nize ev­ery pos­si­ble re­source to stand tall as the com­plete com­bat so­lu­tion provider for the na­tion.

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