Sunil Kumar Chourasia would take charge as the new Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and Chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) from December 1, an official release said on Thursday.
Previously, he was Member of OFB and in charge of its material and components division.
A Mechanical Engineering graduate from Jabalpur and M Tech from IIT Kanpur, Chourasia joined Indian Ordnance Factories Service in 1981, and has varied experience in production and operations management, weapon and ammunition manufacturing.
Earlier, he had served as the Deputy Secretary and thereafter Director in the Defence Ministry and was posted at a crucial position in the Central Vigilance Commission.
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