Name : E R Sheikh
Shri E.R. Sheikh has been appointed as the Director General Ordnance (Coordination and Services) w.e.f. 01.10.2021.
Prior to taking over as Director General Ordnance (Coordination and Services), he held the post of Member/Weapons, Vehicles and Equipment of the erstwhile Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata.
Shri E R Sheikh is an IOFS officer of 1984 batch. An electrical engineer from the Govt. Engineering College Jabalpur, he has an M. Tech degree from IIT Kanpur in Micro-electronics, a Master in Management Science from Pune University and an M. Phil in Public administration from the Punjab University.
He has served in various Ordnance Factories and has spearheaded of modernization. He has, in particular, contributed to the establishment of the modern production line system for the manufacture of small arms ammunition at the Ordnance Factory Varangaon. As DDG, Propellants and Explosives, he oversaw several plant modernization projects in explosive factories that led to an enhancement in productivity and safety. He also led the successful indigenous development of the Bi-modular charge for artillery ammunition.
He has served as General Manager of the Ordnance Factory Itarsi and Senior General Manager of Ordnance Factory Bhandara.
He has widely travelled and served as a member of various defence delegations to foreign countries as a representative of the OFB and the MoD. He is also the recipient of the AyudhRatna Award, 2020, conferred on him in recognition of his exemplary services to the organisation.
Additional Director General
Name : Rajnish Lodwal