India Optel Limited

Summary

India Optel Limited is an Indian state-owned defence company, headquartered in Dehradun, India established in 2021 as part of the restructuring and corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board into seven different Public Sector Undertakings.[1][2][3] India Optel primarily manufactures Electro-optical sensors, weapon sights and communication equipment for the use of the Indian Armed Forces and foreign militaries.

India Optel Limited
TypePublic Sector Undertaking
IndustryDefence Production
PredecessorOrdnance Factory Board
Founded1 October 2021; 7 months ago (2021-10-01)
HeadquartersOpto Electronics Factory, ,
Key people
Sanjiv Kumar, IOFS
(Chairman & Managing Director)
Sharad Kumar Yadav, IOFS
(General Manager)
Products
  • Electro-optical sensors
  • Weapon sights
  • Communication equipments
RevenueRs.691 Cr. FY-2020-21
OwnerGovernment of India
Divisions
  • Opto-Electronics Factory, Dehradun
  • Ordnance Factory, Chandigarh
  • Ordnance Factory, Dehradun
Websiteindiaoptel.in

India Optel Limited consists of the following three factories of the erstwhile Ordnance Factory Board:

  • Opto-Electronics Factory, Dehradun
  • Ordnance Factory, Chandigarh
  • Ordnance Factory, Dehradun

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roche, Elizabeth (15 October 2021). "New defence PSUs will help India become self-reliant: PM". mint. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  2. ^ "Seven new defence companies, carved out of OFB, dedicated to the Nation on the occasion of Vijayadashami". Ministry of Defence (India). Press Information Bureau. 5 October 2021. Retrieved 16 October 2021.
  3. ^ Pubby, Manu (12 October 2021). "Modi to launch seven new PSUs this week, Defence Ministry approves Rs 65,000-crore orders". The Economic Times. Retrieved 16 October 2021.