Representing Uttarakhand at Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru, Uttarakhand government coordinator (Defence Manufacturing) VS Rawat held consultations with important stakeholders in the aerospace and defence manufacturing sector including officials from Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) and a German original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Land Systems Renk.
Rawat held one-on-one meeting with OFB chief managing director CS Vishwakarma deputy director general Umesh Singh. They discussed how the OFB can play a supportive role in industrial growth of Uttarakhand. Ordnance Factory Dehradun (OFD) has been the leading supplier of a wide variety of optical, opto-mechanical, passive night vision devices and weapon sights for infantry and artillery wings of Indian armed forces, central paramilitary forces and State police organisations. In the second meeting Rawat and Land Systems Renk senior manager Ravi Sinha discussed how Uttarakhand can play a role in the German OEM trying to find a market in India.
Uttarakhand state representatives including SIIDCUL architect planner YS Pundir and Ernst and Young senior consultant Pritam P Deshmukh interacted with more than 100 industry majors and drivers in defence and aerospace sector in their two days visit to Aero India 2021.
Saturday, 06 February 2021 | PNS | Dehradun