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  • COVID forces Sikkim to celebrate Independence Day indoors
  • As Dhoni announces retirement, Hemant asks BCCI for farewell match in Ranchi
  • As Dhoni announces retirement, Hemant asks BCCI for farewell match in Ranchi
  • All Indians to have health identity: PM
  • Bangladesh Assistant High Commission in Tripura observes 45th death anniversary of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
  • 306 fresh corona cases witnessed in Aurangabad
  • Covid toll in Bengal stands at 2377; Tally 1,13,432
  • Pakistan vs England: Day 3 play washed out due to rain and bad light
  • Tribals demand for resolving their issues by Freedom Jubilee
  • VP, PM, LS Speaker attend 'At home' hosted by Prez
  • 618 fresh cases of Covid in Marathwada
  • COVID: J&K reports 532 new +ve cases, seven deaths
  • 74th I-Day: COVID shadow dims celebrations; PM talks about heath, self-reliance, security
  • Mamata and her officials' action not in sync with sanctity of occasion : Dhankhar
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Hari Mohan takes over as Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board

New Delhi, Dec 1 (UNI) Mr Hari Mohan has taken over the charge as Chairman, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) with effect from December 1, 2019 from Mr Saurabh Kumar who superannuated from the services.
A 1982-batch Indian Ordnance Factories’ Service (IOFS) officer with Post Graduate Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mr Mohan had been a topper of University of Allahabad & University of Pune while obtaining his Bachelor & Masters in Mechanical Engineering. He holds an M Phil in Public Administration.
In a career spanning 39 years, he has contributed significantly in various positions in Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) Hardwar, Vehicle Factory Jabalpur, Engine Factory Avadi, Heavy Vehicle Factory Avadi, Ammunition Factory Khadki, Ordnance Factory Bolangir, Ordnance Factory Chanda, Ordnance Factory Dehu Road, OFB New Delhi Office and Ministry of Steel & Mines, a Defence Ministry statement said on Sunday.
The IOFS officer has a versatile experience in the field of manufacture of Armoured Vehicles, Artillery, Tank and Ammunition, Small Arms Ammunition, Projects Management and Corporate Governance, among other areas.
He has made significant contributions in improving the production of Armoured Fighting Vehicles like Ajeya Tanks, MBT Arjun, Bridge Layer and Trawls Tanks. He has also made significant contribution to the modernisation of steel plants of the Steel Authority of India limited (SAIL) during his tenure in Ministry of Steel & Mines.
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