Shri G. C. Rout
General Manager

Shri Goutam Charan Rout has a very diverse educational and Career profile ranging from Administration, Finance, Mining, HRM and Academics. He did his M.Sc. Tech from IIT Dhanbad and thereafter worked as Geologist at Oil and Natural Gas Corporation. He cleared Civil Services Examination in 1986 and became a part of the Indian Ordnance Factory Services. He did his PGDM from the prestigious Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon. In addition, he also did a course on Human Resource Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

With his Brilliant Managerial Skills, he worked as a Manager in various Defence Production Units including Ordnance Factories at Kolkata, Muradnagar, Nagpur, Bolangir and Kanpur. He was a very successful Procurement Officer as the Joint General Manager of Ordnance Factory Ambajhari, Nagpur. He looked after vigilance affairs in many factories and with his immense knowledge and interest in this subject, his contribution to this field is very valuable. Moreover, his specialisation in Finance enabled him to contribute profoundly in formulating various policies and procedures during his tenure as Joint Director Finance at OFB, Ministry of Defence, Kolkata.

With his vast experience in the area of Mining, he held the Post of Senior General Manager, Orissa Mining Corporation, Bhubaneswar. He then became a director at the Board of Governors of a Joint Venture Company between Orissa Mining Corporation and a UK-based Mining Company RIO TINTO. He also served as a Director at the Board of GeM Corporation of Orissa.

He successfully Managed Ammunition Manufacturing along with administration as Additional General Manager at Ordnance Factory Bolangir, a Unit of Defence Production. During his stint as Additional General Manager at Ordnance Factory Kanpur, he managed Ordnance Production (which included DHANUSH). In addition to that, he also managed Quality Control Department and Administration.

Apart from this, Shri Rout has a keen interest in academics. He has been a Guest Faculty at various prestigious institutions including National Academy for Defence Production (NADP) Nagpur, National Academy of Customs, Central Excise & Narcotics (NACCEN) Kanpur, Ordnance Factories Institute of Learning (OFIL) Kanpur and OFIL, Ambajhari. His other areas of interest include Administration, Vigilance, Finance, Procurement, Quality Control, Production Management and Project Management

At present, he is the General Manager of Ordnance Parachute Factory Kanpur, a production unit of Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence, Govt of India.