Shri Deepak Gupta, IOFS has taken over the charge of Rifle Factory Ishapore as General Manager on 1st October 2020 after his transfer from Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata. Shri Deepak Gupta joined Indian Ordnance Factories in 1989 after degree in Mechanical Engineering from MNREC, Allahabad in 1986 and M.Tech from IIT Delhi in 1988. He has also done M.Sc. in Gun System Design from DCMT, UK in 2005.
Shri Deepak Gupta, in a career span of 3 decades, contributed significantly in various capacities in Small Arms Factory, Kanpur, Rifle Factory Ishapore, Ordnance Factory Project Korwa, Gun Carriage Factory, Jabalpur and Ordnance Factory Board, Kolkata.
Shri Hitendra Singh, IOFS has taken over as Additional General Manager on 20th September 2018 after his transfer from Small Arms Factory, Kanpur. Shri Hitendra Singh joined Indian Ordnance Factories in 1991 after degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT-Roorkee in 1988 and Post Graduation in Industrial Engineering from IIT-Delhi in 1989. He has gained expertise in the area of Manufacturing and Quality Engineering. He has established a large CNC Shop comprising of 72 machines under a single roof. He has initiated and participated in many cost reduction exercises and cycle time reduction. He was awarded Ayudh Bhushan by Ordnance Factory Board for excellence in Defence Production in 2016.
Shri Harekrishna Behera, IOFS has taken over the charge as Addl. General Manager at Rifle Factory Ishapore on 19th September, 2018 after working at Ordnance Factory Board for a span of 8 years and 9 months.
Born in Cuttack, Odisha on 8th March, 1967, Shri Behera has done his degree in Mechanical Engineering from NIT, Rourkela in the year 1989. He has joined the IOFS cadre on 27.03.1991.
Before being joined at RFI from OFB, he worked in various capacities at Ordnance Factory Chanda & Ordnance Factory Badmal. His fields of specialisations are Ammunition Production, Planning & Stores. He has undergone various trainings like Material Management, Quality Improvement Technique & Transfer of Technology at NADP, Nagpur. He has been nominated as Modernisation Officer and Manager of the factory.