STATE TIMES NEWSKOLKATA: Gauranga Chatterjee, retired DDG/ORD, Govt of India, Ordnance Factory Board (OFB), turned 90 on 23rd January 2020. Many present and former officials of OFB, media, relatives and friends wished him on the occasion. Known for his intellect and wise personality, G Chatterjee is considered as one of the India’s most respected senior official of OFB with praised social and administrative acumen. A number of relatives, friends, officials of OFB and other corporate heads also wished Chatterjee on his 90th birthday and prayed for his long life. Chatterjee’s grit and firm passion for education drove him towards optimum level of knowledge. He did his Matric in 1945, intermediate in 1947 with distinction. In 1952, he graduated in Mechanical Engineering. While working for Central Water Power Commission, Govt of India, he was sent to USA for two years in Fort Belvoir in Virginia. He took-up some higher studies in Meteorology & Mechanical Engineering Science & technology in the Army School of Engineers Ft Belvoir, USA. Chatterjee got several lucrative offers from US Government and top corporate houses, but he preferred to serve his motherland India and came back. After returning back to India, he passed Indian Engineering Service Exam with flying colours and was appointed as Deputy Manager in Cossipore Gun Shell Factory. After working in various capacities, he was elevated to the post of Deputy Director General and posted at Ordnance Factory Board, and retired in 1987.
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