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Defence production made by Ordnance Factories

The quantum of defence production made by Ordnance Factories for last three years is given below:-


Values of Issues
(In Rs. Crores)

2007 - 2008


2008 - 2009


2009 - 2010



Ordnance Factories are being modernised continuously to keep pace with development technology. Army & MHA have recently indicated long term requirements, which are substantially higher than the present production level. As such, OFB has undertaken action to augment the capacity wherever required.


The planned investment for modernisation of Plant & Machinery in Ordnance Factories in 11th & 12th Plan and cumulative expenditure upto January 2010 are furnished as under:

Investment Plan for Modernisation

Planned expenditure during XI th Plan (in Rs.Crore)

Cumulative Expenditure upto January 2010 during XI th Plan (In Rs.Crore)

Planned expenditure during XII th Plan (In Rs.Crore)






At present, no expansion is planned at OF Badmal and there is no proposal to set up a new Ordnance Factory.


This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri MM Pallam Raju in a written reply to Shri Rakesh Singh and others in Lok Sabha today.


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