Ordnance Clothing Factory

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Ordnance Clothing Factory
Industry Military clothing
Headquarters India
Parent Ordnance Factories Board, Government of India


Ordnance Clothing Factory is an Indian clothing manufacturing company run by the Ordnance Factories Board, Government of India.

About the Factory[edit]

This organisation comes under Indian Ordnance Factories, which in turn comes under the aegis of Ordnance Factory Board [1] (OFB), having its headquarters in Kolkata. All these organisation come under the control of Ministry of Defence,[2] Government of India.

The factory more particularly is controlled by Ordnance Equipment Factories[3] Group having its headquarters at Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, which itself is a key operating division under Ordnance Factory Board (OFB).

Among the approximately forty factories under Indian Ordnance Factories, there are two Ordnance Clothing Factories. The Ordnance Clothing Factory at Avadi [4] (OCGAV), near Chennai and Ordnance Clothing Factory at Shahjahanpur [5] (OCFS), near Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh.

Production[edit]

The Factory at Avadi, Chennai produces: Combat Shirts, Combat Jackets, Trousers, Shorts, Tents, Disposable Shirts and Parachutes for the Defence Forces.[6]

The Factory at Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh produces: Winter Clothing, High Altitude Clothing, Uniforms, Blankets, Woollen Knitwear and Mosquito Nets for the Defence Forces.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home: Ordnance Factory Board". Ofbindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  2. ^ "Ministry of Defence, Government of India". Mod.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  3. ^ "Indian Ordnance Factories: Ordnance Equipment Factory Kanpur". Ofbindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  4. ^ "Indian Ordnance Factories: Ordnance Clothing Factory Avadi". Ofbindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  5. ^ "Indian Ordnance Factories: Ordnance Clothing Factory Shahjahanpur". Ofbindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  6. ^ "Indian Ordnance Factories: Ordnance Clothing Factory Avadi". Ofbindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 
  7. ^ "Indian Ordnance Factories: Ordnance Clothing Factory Shahjahanpur". Ofbindia.nic.in. Retrieved 2013-03-08. 

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