CS Vishwakarma, IOFS, has taken over charge as the Director General of Ordnance Factories (DGOF) and Chairman of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) w.e.f. 1st September 2020 from Shri Hari Mohan, IOFS, who superannuated from service.
Vishwakarma, an IOFS officer of the 1984 batch, holds a Masters Degree in Technology and a Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering with Honours. Before taking over as the DGOF & Chairman, he was the Additional DGOF and Member of the Armoured Vehicles Group.
In a career spanning 36 years, he has contributed significantly in various capacities across the country. Some of his assignments were at the Gun Carriage Factory Jabalpur, the Ordnance Factory Trichy, the Ordnance Factory Dehradun, the Ordnance Factory Kanpur, the Ammunition Factory Khadki (Pune), the Machine Tool Prototype Factory Ambernath (Mumbai) and at the headquarters of the Ordnance Equipment Factories.