Government is considering any proposal to convert the Ordnance Factory
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE PRODUCTION
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.833
TO BE ANSWERED ON 3.3.2015
CORPORATISATION OF ORDNANCE FACTORY BOARD
833. SHRI TAPAN KUMAR SEN:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether Government is considering any proposal to convert the Ordnance Factory Board, a Departmental Organisation under Ministry of Defence consisting of 41 Ordnance Factories into a Corporation, if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether all the stake-holders including the Federations of Defence Civilian Employees are taken into confidence; and
(c) whether, in the past, assurances were given by Government to the Employees Federations that Ordnance Factories would not be converted into a Corporation?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(RAO INDERJIT SINGH)
(a) No, Sir. There is no proposal at present to corporatize the Ordnance Factories in the country.
(b) Does not arise.
(c) Yes, Sir.