National Defence Bureau,
New Delhi, 14 October 2017
Today, on October 14, 2017, Minister of State of Defence, Dr. Subhash Bhamre, visited Ordnance Factory Khamaria around 12.20 pm. After the guards of honor by the security squad, he reviewed the exhibition of products made in the factory. He was accompanied by Rakesh Singh, MP from Jabalpur and Ashok Rohani, MLA of Jabalpur Cantt area. With keen interest he saw the 125 mm FSAPDS anti-tank ammunition mango project. Later Minister inaugurated the state-of-the-art new production line for manufacturing of new variants of 84 mm ammunition.
Minister appreciated the efforts made by the Ordnance Factory Khamaria for 106 mm RCL and safe disposal of other Rejected ammunitions. Also he appreciated and expressed his pleasure regarding the facilities prepared for the production of new ammunitions. He praised the efforts made by the factory, which he also recorded in his statement in the visitor’s book. Senior General Manager also presented a memento of the factory to the Minister, MP and MLA. In the end, Minister paid tribute to the martyrs during the production in the martyr’s memorial, planted Ashoka’s plants in the martyr’s memorial. Here he met the factory’s union and association representatives.
After lunch he visited Vehicle Factory Jabalpur. In Vehicle Factory he visited assembly line of Mine Protected Vehicle and appreciated the work and motivated production line workers to put in their best. At the end he visited Gun Carriage factory where in he tried his hands on Pride of Gun Carriage Factory- “Dhanush ”155 mm Gun.