Aero India 2021: U’khand govt delegation meets stakeholders of defence manufacturing
VS Rawat Uttarakhand government’s coordinator for defence manufacturing had interaction with stakeholders in the aerospace and defence manufacturing sector, including officials from Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and a German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) — Land Systems Renk — on February 4.
Rawat had a one-on-one meeting with OFB’s chief managing director C S Vishwakarma and its deputy director general Umesh Singh. They had a discussion about how OFB can play a supportive role in the state’s industrial growth.
Ordnance Factory Dehradun (OFD) has been the leading supplier of a wide variety of optical, optomechanical, passive night vision devices and weapon sights for infantry and artillery wings of Indian Armed Forces, central paramilitary forces and state police organisations.In the second meeting, Rawat interacted with Renk’s senior manager Ravi Sinha and discussed how Uttarakhand can play a role in the German OEM trying to find a market in India.