Kolkata, Jul 1 P K Shrivastava took over the reins of the Ordnance Factory Board as its new director general and chairman with effect from today, an OFB spokesman said here.
Shrivastava was earlier the additional director general of ordnance factories and member at OFB.
He was also in-charge of OFB's Armoured Vehicles headquarters at Avadi in Chennai.
Srivistava joined Indian Ordnance Factories' Service in 1982 and in a career spanning 36 years, he has been with Ammunition Factory Khadki, Vehicle Factory Jabalpur, Ordnance Factory Varangaon, Ordnance Factory Khamaria, Armoured Vehicles headquarters and at OFB headquarters as member of personnel division, the spokesman said.
A mechanical engineer, he has also authored a book 'Total Quality Management'.