OFB Employees Deemed Deputation Period in DPSUs Extended till September 2024 : Expert Insights for a Smooth Transition

Department of Defence Production has issued order for extension of OFB Employees Deemed Deputation Period for another one year from 1.10.2023

OFB Employees Deemed Deputation Period in DPSUs Extended-DDP Order

No. 1(5)/2023/EGOM/OF/DP(M&P)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
Department of Defence Production

Office Memorandum

New Delhi, 8th August, 2023

Subject: – Extension of deemed deputation period of employees of erstwhile Ordnance Factory Board in 7 new Defence Public Sector Undertakings including transfer of employees (Group A, B & C) at Directorate of Ordnance (Coordination & Services) under DDP.

The undersigned is directed to refer to OM No. 1(5)/2021/OF/DP(Plg- V)/02 dated 24th September, 2021 of this Department issued pursuant to the decision of the Cabinet dated 16.06.2021 to convert the production units of OFB into 7 Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) with 41 units.

Accordingly, the employees of erstwhile OFB (Group A, B & C) belonging to the 41 production units and also the identified non-production units were transferred en masse to the new DPSUS on terms of foreign service without any deputation allowance (deemed deputation) and the employees of erstwhile OFB at OFB HQ (at Kolkata), OFB New Delhi Office, OF Schools and OF Hospitals were transferred en masse to the Directorate under DDP, initially for a period of two years from the Appointed Date i.e. 01.10.2021, which is expiring on 30th September 2023.

  1. In view of the above, the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGOM) has approved the following:

The period of deemed deputation all the employees of erstwhile OFB

2.1 To extend the period of deemed deputation of all the employees of erstwhile OFB (Group A, B & C) to 7 new DPSUS including transfer of all employees (Group A, B & C) at Directorate of Ordnance (Coordination & Services) under DDP by another 01 (one) year w.e.f. 01st October 2023, on same terms and conditions as issued earlier vide DDP OM No. 1(5)/2021/OF/DP(Plg-V)/02 dated 24.09.2021.

2.2 Each of the 7 new DPSUs is required to finalise rules and regulations related to service conditions of the absorbed employees and seek an option for permanent absorption from the employees on deemed deputation to that respective DPSU within a period of this one year.

(Akhilesh Kumar Mishra)
Deputy Director General (M&P)
Tele: 23073504

To
Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs
Secretary, Ministry of Labour & Employment
Secretary, Department of Expenditure Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs
Secretary, Department of Public Enterprises
Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management
Secretary, Department of Legal Affairs
Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training
Secretary, Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare
Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy
Secretary, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Deputy NSA and Secretary, National Security Council Secretariat Secretary, Union Public Service Commission
Secretary, Public Enterprises Selection Board
E.O. & AS, Department of Personnel & Training

Copy to:
Director, Prime Minister’s Office
Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat
Copy also to:
Raksha Mantri Office
RRM Office
Secretary, Department of Defence
Secretary, Department of Defence Production,
Secretary, Department of Military Affairs
Secretary Defence R&D & Chairman, DRDO
FA (DS), MOD
DGO, DOO(C&S)
CMD of the new DPSUs
DDG(G), DOO(C&S) New Delhi

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