Sanjeev Kishore takes over as new Director General Ordnance (C&S)

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Sanjeev Kishore, a 1985 batch officer of the Indian Ordnance Factory Service (IOFS), has taken over as the Director General Ordnance (C&S) with effect from 1 October, 2022 upon the superannuation of M K Grag. 

Important facts

  • Prior to assuming the new role, Kishor was Additional Director General Ordnance in the Directorate of Ordnance (Coordination and Services), Kolkata.

  • Kishor has held several senior positions including as the first CMD of Armoured Vehicles Nigam Limited (AVNL), one of the seven new DPSUs formed by the Government of India in 2021.

  • He has ensured smooth transfer of the armoured group of factories from the government department to the corporation.

  • AVNL registered profits in the first six months of its operations under his leadership.

  • Prior to his appointment as CMD, Kishor was also posted as Senior General Manager, Heavy Vehicle Factory (HVF) Avadi and General Manager, Opto Electronics Factory (OLF), Dehradun.

  • He has been honoured with the Santu Sahni Memorial Shield and Ayudh Bhushan Award for his services to enhance defence production.

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