Monday, April 19, 2021

18 March Ordinance Factories' Day आयुध कारखानों का दिवस

❇️ 18 March

⚔ Ordinance Factories' Day
     आयुध कारखानों का दिवस

Theme 2021 : "Vinashaya Dushkritam |  [विनाशाय दुष्कृताम्]"

🛡The day is celebrated by displaying the rifles, guns, artillery, ammunition etc in exhibitions all over India. The celebrations start with a parade and the exhibition will also display the photographs of various mountaineering expeditions.

🛡The production of India’s oldest Ordnance Factory, which is at Cossipore of Kolkata, was started in 18th of March, 1802. 

🛡OFB is the 37th largest defence equipment manufacturer in the world, 2nd largest in Asia, and the largest in India.

🛡OFB is referred to as the “Fourth Arm of Defence” and the “Force Behind the Armed Forces” of India.

🛡OFB is functioning under the Department of Defence Production of Ministry of Defence.

🛡Director-General & & Chairman of Ordnance Factories: 
C S Vishwakarma
Headquarters of Ordnance Factory Board: Kolkata, West Bengal.

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