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ORDNANCE FACTORY AMBAJHARI NAGPUR
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Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur

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INTRODUCTION
Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur is engaged in the manufacture of Ammunition Hardware viz Shells, Cartridge cases, Fuzes, Rockets & Primers, Castings & Extrusion of Special Al. Alloys and Fabrication of Floating & Manually Launched Assault Bridges.
HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
Subsequent to the Border Aggression in 1962, there was greater emphasis in Policy Planning in the Ministry of Defence towards self reliance and self sufficiency in the field of Defence Production. Thereafter a number of Ordnance Factories were established and Ordnance Factory Ambajhari is one of them. Govt. of India however sanctioned the project in two phases to purchase Plant & Machinery in March & October 1966.
LOCATION
Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur is situated on the outskirts of Nagpur city, at a distance of 16 kms from Nagpur Railway Station, on Nagpur - Amrawati road (National Highway No.- 6). Nagpur is on the Air Map of the country too.
OPERATIONAL STRUCTURE
 Ordnance Factory Ambajhari is under Yantra India Limited (A Govt. of India Enterprise),  which comes under the Ministry of Defence. General Manager is the Chief Executive Officer of the Factory. At the unit level, General Manager operates, keeping in view the overall corporate policy and objective.
Factory is producing mainly Ammunition Hardware and Al. Alloy Bridges intended for Armed Forces. Our major Customers are our Sister Factories who are engaged in filling these with explosives and after Proof Testing, issue to the consignee. The Bridges are directly supplied to Army.
The Factory is also producing Special Aluminium Alloys to meet the requirement of Air Craft Industry and Space application. These are basically import substitutes. Our Major customers in this field are HAL Bangalore, ADA Bangalore, ISRO, DRDO, LPSC etc.

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