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PROACTIVE DISCLOSURE(RTI)

PROACTIVE DISCLOSURE (RTI)

1. Organization

 

 Ordnance Factory Ambarnath is one of the 40 Ordnance Factories under Ordnance Factory Board of Ministry of Defence and is located at Kalyan Badlapur Highway in district Thane, Maharastra.

The Factory is headed by a Senior Central Government Officer of SAG/HAG Rank who is assisted by a team of Gr-A and Gr-B Officers, Non-Gazetted Officers, Non Industrial Employees and Industrial Employees IEs. The Factory also has on its strength few medical officers and paramedical employees for manning a Hospital run by OFA. General Manager of Sr.SAG/SAG Level who reports to Ordnance Factory Board through Member/M&C. All other officers, staff and industrial employees are subordinate to the General Manager and report to the General Manager through a proper chain of command.

 OFA OFFICERS

 

FUNCTIONAL POST

NAME OF OFFICER

 DESIGNATION

OFFICE TEL. NO.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

RAJIV GUPTA

GENERAL MANAGER

2734788

PRODUCTION HEAD

MR SUBHLOK

ADN. GENERAL MANAGER

2611356

MAINTENANCE HEAD

SANJIV RANJAN

ADN. GENERAL MANAGER

2611353

ADMIN.  AND QC HEAD

SANJAI WAKHLOO

ADN. GENERAL MANAGER

2611506

MATERIAL MGT. HEAD

GP AGRAWAL

ADN. GENERAL MANAGER

 

 

 

 

 

CMO HOSPITAL

DR. ER RAO

CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER

2610059

SECURITY OFFICER

 COL A SUDAN

 LT COLONEL

2610487

VIGILANCE OFFICER

RAJESH KUMAR

JT. GENERAL MANAGER

2611509

PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER

AMIT SINGH

JT. GENERAL MANAGER

2600856

ESTATE OFFICER

AMIT SINGH

JT GENERAL MANAGER

2600856

SPORTS OFFICER

FJ SALDANHA

AST. WORKS MANAGER

 ------

HINDI OFFICER

MS LAKHORKAR

HO

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LABOUR OFFICER

SURESH BABU

DY LABOUR WELFARE COMMISSIONER

 

LIASION OFFICER SC/ST

S. SHINDRE

JT. GENERAL MANAGER

2611507

WOMEN

 

 

 

RECORDS OFFICER

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1) Monthly Remuneration received by each of its officers can be known under URL http://ofbindia.gov.in/download/rti_man/man07.pdf:

 

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Category

Strength as on 01.09.11

Pay Scales

Remarks

1

Sr. SAG/SAG

8

PB-4 with Grade Pay as applicable

Please Refer to 6-CPC Report accepted and implemented by GOI.

2

JAG(SG)

24

PB-4, --do--

--do--

3

STS(NF)&STS

12

PB-3, --do--

--do--

5

JTS

13

PB-3, --do--

--do--

6

Group-‘B’

315

PB-2, --do--

--do--

7

NGOs

495

PB-2, --do--

--do--

8

NIEs

617

PB-2/PB-1,--do--

--do--

9

IEs

3276

PB-2/PB-1, --do--

--do--

 

1. PROCEDURES FOLLOWED

Being a Metallurgical Factory, most of the technical decisions in the shop floor are taken by technically qualified Officers and Staff of  disciplines such as Mechanical / Production / Chemical / Metallurgy / Electrical Engineering etc. The financial and administrative decisions are as per various laid out guidelines of Government of India and other directives given by Ministry of Defence and Ordnance Factory Board the details of which are as follows:

(i) This factory is a production unit employing a large number of workers who are governed under Factories Acts 1948, which provides in detail the facilities, which are to be made available to the workers. Provisions of this Act also lay down provisions for providing safe working conditions for the workers. This act also takes care of regulations in working hours of industrial employees including payment to be made for overtime working. This Act also provides for inspection by factory inspectors for proper monitoring of the application of the provisions.
(ii) Payment of Wages Act 1936 lays down the schedule of payment, deductions which can be made from the salary of workers, etc.
(iii) For contract workers, their wages are safeguarded by Minimum Wages Act, 1948. This Act provides for the minimum wages, which have to be ensured for the contract worker. CONTRACT LABOUR(R&A) Act lays down specific responsibility for the Principal Employer and various other social security measures like provident fund, employees State Insurance, etc. to be ensured for contract workers. Contract labour (R&A) Act, 1970, is the main instrument in ensuring non-exploitation of unorganized workers serving in our organization under the contractors.
(iv) Industrial Relations are governed by ID Act, 1947. As per provisions laid out in this act Works Committee, etc. are constituted which lays down the foundation of workers participation in certain areas of decision-making. However, in our organization participative management is further strengthened by forums like Joint Consultative Machinery whose details can be known from URL
http://ofbindia.gov.in/download/rti_man/man06.pdf. Other such forums are Productivity Council, Safety Committees, Works Committee etc.

(v) Procurement of Plant and Machinery is done as per OFB Procurement Manual 2010 and its URL is http://ofbindia.gov.in/download/mm/ofbpm2010.pdf The Vendor Registration for procurement of input material is in accordance with Standing Operation Procedure (S.O.P.) under URL http://ofbindia.gov.in/download/rti_man/Vendor_registration_sop_ver2.2.pdf .Inspection of Input Raw Material is carried out as per SOP with URL http://ofbindia.gov.in/download/rti_man/man08.pdf . To safeguard the environment we are ISO 14001 certified unit and we follow the laws laid down by Pollution Control Act of the State Govt., which lays down criteria for effluents/emission etc.

 


(vi) The employees of our organization belong to Central Civil Service and their conduct is to be governed by Central Civil Service (Conduct) Rules, 1964. To maintain proper disciplined environment in our factories, offices, training centers, etc. we follow the provisions of Central Civil Services (Classification, Control & Appeal) Rules 1965. In financial matters, Rules laid down in GFR are applicable which lay down basic principles for decision regarding financial transaction. FRSR (Fundamental Rules & Supplementary Rules) are relevant in salary fixation, allowance, etc. For further guidance in financial matters, Financial Regulation is also referred to. Matter regarding traveling allowances is dealt by TR Rules. Delegation of financial power is enlisted in DFPR. Regarding financial power of OFB /General Managers of factories under various heads separate delegation has been obtained from Govt. and compiled. SRO for various posts provide rules for the number of post sanctioned, recruitment/promotion eligibility, scale of pay, etc.For quarter allotment in our factories estates, 'SRO 149/2004 for quarter allotment in Ordnance Factories and Ordnance Equipment Factories is valid.Pension matters are dealt by CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. These rules provide for various kind of pensions like superannuation, family pension etc. In addition they deal with matter related to Voluntary Retirement, commutation of pension and various other retirement matters. For leasing and licensing of facilities in estates we have a Land Lease Policy, 1990 approved by the government. It provides for the method adopted/criteria to be followed for leasing out land for market, school, banks, etc.

(vii) In construction of building and other facilities, the standard rates and estimates given in MES regulations are followed.
(viii) In OFA ISO 9001 systems are incorporated to ensure quality output, customer satisfaction and continued improvement in our methods. Work is carried out on the production shop floor as per the Standing instructions.

NORMS FOR DISCHARGING OF FUNCTIONS

OFA has set certain norms for discharge of its functions in different areas as below:

(i)Maintenance: Immediate (Monitoring on daily basis) as well as Preventive
(ii) Stock Verification: Once in a year for any item (all items)
(iii) Stock Taking : Annual on 31st March of the year
(iv) Quality: Inspection on daily basis
(v) Recruitments: Annual
(vi) Promotions: Annual (Effected on monthly basis)
(vii)Performance Appraisal (Annual)

(viii) Annual Training: Group 'A' Officers (100% one training week) Group 'B' Officers (80% one training week); NGOs/NIEs/IEs
 (ix) Modernization of Assets and Production Facilities: Continuous on a five-year roll plan basis
(x) Welfare: JCM & Works Committee Meetings once in a month.Estate coordination meeting once in a month

GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL MECHANISM

The grievances are handled on two tier basis. For the collective grievances, OFA is having JCM and Works Committee, comprising of Unions, Associations and management representatives. For individual grievances, a Grievance Officer is nominated who will be responsible for redressal of grievances. There is a Grievance Register placed at Establishment Section where the Grievance is registered and is taken up by the Grievance officer. Date of redressal is also registered.

 

 

 

 

RECRUITMENTS FOR THE YEAR  2012-13

A. IES: 145 IEs have been selected. Their details are as follows:

B. Recruitment of IEs, Durban, Fireman and Storekeeper is also under progress and written examination is going to be held in February- March 2013.

 

 

For any query by common public, please call OFA Telephone Exchange (0251) 2610211, 2610131. Our telephone exchange is manned round the clock and we will be happy to attend to any reasonable query pertaining to OFA.

 

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