High Level Officer Committee meeting with Federations on proposed restructuring of OFB
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPTT OF DEFENCE PRODUCTION
High Level Official Committee to interact with the Federations/ Confederation of OFB regarding the proposed restructuring of Ordnance Factory Board- Meeting Notice.
In order to examine various aspects related to the proposed re-structuring of Ordnance Factory Board and to make suitable recommendations to the Government after due consultation With the Federations/ Confederation of OFB. a High Level Official Committee (HLOC) under the chairmanship of Additional Secretary (Defence Production) has been constituted with the approval of Hon’ble RM
2. The Terms of Reference (TOR) of the Committee are as under-
a) To work out ways to safeguard the benefits/interests of employees in terms of wages. health facilities and other service matters etc. due to converting OFB into a Public Sector entity.
b) To assess the requirement for budgetary support for salaries of employees of OF B
c) To assess the concerns regarding future orders for the proposed new entity in view of the difficulties being faced in the present set up.
d) To work out the road-map for increasing the turnover Of the proposed entity from the current levels to Rs. 30.000 crore
e) To assess the viability of some of the factories as Public Sector entities
3. The first meeting of the Committees scheduled to be held at 1500 hrs on 30 Sep 2019 Room No. 111. South Block.
4. It is requested to kindly make it convenient to attend the above meeting (maximum two members from each Federation/ Confederation). It is also requested to forward your view points on the above issues as mentioned in the TOR. in advance. for consideration of the committee.