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PROBATIONERS OF INDIAN ORDNANCE FACTORIES SERVICE CALL ON THE PRESIDENT

Rashtrapati Bhavan : 30-03-2013

A group of 30 probationers of Indian Ordnance Factories Service -2012 (i) batch from National Academy of Defence Production, Nagpur called on the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee today (May 30, 2013) at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Speech

Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Indian Ordnance Factory Organization has aptly earned its name as ‘force behind armed forces’ as it is ever ready to contribute towards the defence and the peace keeping efforts of the country.

The President said that while trying their managerial and technical skills, officers should never forget that for every failed bullet or weapon, the life of a soldier who is just performing his call of duty for the safety and integrity of this country would be at stake. It’s not about producing arms and ammunitions only; it is about giving quality products, ensuring timely deliveries and strengthening hands of our armed forces, para military forces and police forces, he stated.

The President said that in future the probationary officers would be manning the decision making positions. He advised them that they must ensure that the integrity of government decision-making is not compromised. He urged them to ensure transparency in their decision making and actions.

Speech

The President said that innovation and modernization is the key to survival for Ordnance Factories in today’s continually changing environment.

The probationers of Indian Ordnance Factory Service were in Delhi for a three day training on Parliamentary Procedures and Practices at (Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training (BPST), Lok Sabha Secretariat.

This release issued at 1850 hrs