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Defence production made by Ordnance Factories



The quantum of defence production made by Ordnance Factories for last three years is given below:-


Year

Values of Issues
(In Rs. Crores)

2007 - 2008

5757

2008 - 2009

6083

2009 - 2010

8720


  

Ordnance Factories are being modernised continuously to keep pace with development technology. Army & MHA have recently indicated long term requirements, which are substantially higher than the present production level. As such, OFB has undertaken action to augment the capacity wherever required.


  

The planned investment for modernisation of Plant & Machinery in Ordnance Factories in 11th & 12th Plan and cumulative expenditure upto January 2010 are furnished as under:


Investment Plan for Modernisation

Planned expenditure during XI th Plan (in Rs.Crore)

Cumulative Expenditure upto January 2010 during XI th Plan (In Rs.Crore)

Planned expenditure during XII th Plan (In Rs.Crore)

-

1,707.50

970.24

2,100


  

At present, no expansion is planned at OF Badmal and there is no proposal to set up a new Ordnance Factory.


  

This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri MM Pallam Raju in a written reply to Shri Rakesh Singh and others in Lok Sabha today.




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