Ordnance Factories Board (OFB), consisting of the Indian Ordnance Factories (Hindi: भारतीय आयुध निर्माणियाँ), is an industrial setup functioning under the Department of Defence Production of Ministry of Defence, Government of India. It is engaged in production, testing, logistics, research, development and marketing of a comprehensive product range in the areas of land, air and sea systems. Headquartered at Ayudh Bhawan, Kolkata, it consists of forty-one Factories, nine Training Institutes, three Regional Marketing Centres and four Regional Controllerates of Safety.
OFB is the world’s largest government operated production organisation and the oldest industrial setup run by the Government of India.It has a total workforce of about 164,000.It is often called the “Fourth Arm of Defence” and the “Force Behind the Armed Forces” of India.It is also amongst the top 100 arms manufacturers in the world and was ranked at 48 in the list released by disarmament watchdog SIPRI for 2011, down from 45 in 2010. Its total sales were at $2.655 billion, with arms sales bringing in about 80 percent of its revenue.Every year, 18 March is celebrated as the Ordnance Factories’ Day in India.
The growth of the Ordnance Factories leading to its present setup has been continuous but in spurts. There were 18 ordnance factories before India became independent in 1947. 21 factories have been established after independence – mostly, in wake of defence preparedness imperatives caused by the three major wars fought by the Indian Armed forces. 40th Factory is under establishment at Nalanda, Bihar.
Eligible candidates may send their applications or apply online on or before 21-09-2013
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Ordnance Factories Recruitment Details:
Name of the Posts:Chargeman
Eligibility:B Com or BA, BE or B Tech, Diploma, LLB
Job Location:All India
Pay Scale:Rs.9300-34800/- Plus Grad Pay Rs.4200/-.
Hiring Process :Written-Test and Interview
Last Date 21 Sep 2013
Educational Qualification:03 Years full time Diploma in relevant trade or BSc in General Category. or Graduate Degree in Engg./ Technical/Humanities Science/Commerce/Law etc. from a recognized University.
Pay Scale: Selected candidates would be eligible to get the pay scale of around Rs.9300-34800/- Plus Grad Pay Rs.4200/-.
Age Limit: Interested candidates who are appearing for this post should have the age 27 years.
Note:The relaxation in upper age limit for reserved category candidates in Rajasthan shall be applicable as per state government rules.
Application Fees:All candidates have to pay non-refundable application fee of Rs.100/-.
Mode of Fee Payment : Application Fees should be paid in the form of Demand draft favoring to the Sr. Principal Director, National Academy of Defence Production, Ambajhari.
How To Apply: Interested or desired candidate who wish to apply for this job may apply only through online.
Important Date :
Online Registration starts from- 31st Aug 2013
Last Date for Online Registration – 21st Sep 2013
Last Date for Receipt of Online Application slip – 28th Sep 2013
For Rural Areas – 05th Oct 2013
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