View: Corporatisation of ordnance factories will unshackle defence manufacturing from its torpor


In its present form, OFB has scant autonomy in administrative, financial or other decision-making matters. Once unshackled through corporatisation, it will be free from the government mandated price control mechanism. It will create room for talented professionals of OFB to strive for higher standards, technological innovation, price competitiveness of products, and adherence to strict delivery schedules.