शांति का आधार अस्त्र-बल
     The Force Behind Peace

Bharat Dynamics Limited


         CIN:L24292TG1970GOI001353
         A Govt of India Enterprise, Ministry of Defence,
         A Miniratna Category-1 Company

Director's Profile

 

Chairman & Managing Director

Cmde Siddharth Mishra (Retd.)

Cmde Siddharth Mishra (Retd)
Chairman & Managing  Director
(From 01 Mar 19)

Cmde Siddharth Mishra (Retd)
Chairman & Managing  Director  

Commodore Siddharth Mishra (Retd) has assumed charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL) with effect from 01 March 2019.

Commodore Mishra was commissioned in the Electrical Branch of Indian Navy in the year 1985. Post-retirement from Navy in Sep 2016,Commodore Mishra served ECIL, a Schedule “A” Central Public Sector Enterprise. Prior to joining BDL, he was General Manager (Defence) at ECIL, Hyderabad.

Commodore Mishra is a B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, an MSc in Defence Studies and Master of Management Science. He is an alumnus of the prestigious Naval Academy and Naval College of Engineering, Lonavala.

In his 33 years of distinguished career, Commodore Mishra has held varied Operational and Staff appointments, in addition to heading four major groups at ECIL.

At Naval Headquarters, he was instrumental in inducting and managing state-of- the- art technology, including policy framing and was in the core team and represented Indian Navy for induction of the Air Craft Carrier into the Services.

At Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam, he planned, coordinated and oversaw execution of refits and modernization of ships and submarines.He also controlled and managed the flawless operation/maintenance/asset management/infrastructure development and resource planning of the Dockyard.

As a member of the Top Management of ECIL, he has provided excellent leadership to steer various ‘Make-in-India’ programme in defence and other sectors, that has paid rich dividend to the Nation.

Government Directors

Shri Ashwani Kumar Mahajan

Shri  Ashwani Kumar Mahajan
Addl FA (AK) & JS
(From 09 Mar 16)

Shri Ashwani Kumar Mahajan
Addl FA (AK) & JS
   

Ashwani K. Mahajan, is the Nominee Director of our Company on behalf of the MoD. He has been associated with our Company since March 9, 2016. He holds bachelors degree in medicine and surgery from Guru Nanak Dev University and bachelors in law from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

He holds a Masters degree in International Taxation from Vienna University of Economics and Business. He has worked as a Commissioner of Income Tax and was appointed as Addl. FA& Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Defence on January 08, 2016. 

 

 

 

 

 

MSR Prasad

Shri MSR Prasad
Director General (Missiles and Strategic Systems) 
(From 31 Dec 18)

Shri MSR Prasad
Director General (Missiles and Strategic Systems), DRDO    

Shri MSR Prasad, Distinguished Scientist has been appointed as Director General (Missiles & Strategic Systems), on 28th September 2018.


Born in 1961, he completed his B. Tech Degree from Madras Institute of Technology in 1984 and M. Tech from IIT, Bombay in Aeronautical Engineering.


Over the past thirty years, Shri MSR Prasad has made significant contribution in missile technologies for the defence programmes of DRDO. His contribution in the areas of Aerospace Structural Design, Analysis and Structural Dynamics studies for various missile projects is noteworthy. As one of the senior designers for the submarine launched missile programme, he has provided number of innovative design concepts. He successfully contributed towards design, development and production of the country’s first submarine launched ballistic missile B05.


He has also been responsible for development of highly reliable aerospace mechanisms for the programme. These activities have made Shri MSR Prasad achieve his career growth in the missile complex by holding positions as Deputy Project Director -B05, Project Director - K4, Programme Director of the Advanced Naval Systems Programme, Director, Defence Research and Development Laboratory(DRDL) and finally as Director General (Missile & Strategic System).  
  


His meritorious and innovative contributions are recognized by DRDO as evidenced through various awards and honours conferred on him such as Laboratory Scientist of the Year Award-2003, DRDO Performance Excellence Team Award-2007, Scientist of the year by DRDO in 2011 and DRDO Best Innovative Technology Development Award in Strategic Missile Programme - 2014.
  

Full Time Directors

Shri S. Piramanayagam

Shri S. Piramanayagam
Director (Finance)
(From 01 Jan 15)

Shri S. Piramanayagam
Director (Finance)

     

S. Piramanayagam, is the Director (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer of our Company. He has been on the board of the Company since January 01, 2015.

He holds a bachelors degree in Science from Madurai Kamraj University and is an associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Prior to joining our Company, he has worked as a general manager (finance) of M/s. BEML Limited. He has also worked at Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (now known as NLC India Limited) for ten years in the middle management cadre. 

 

 

 

 

 

Shri P.Radhakrishna

Shri P. RadhaKrishna
Director (Production)
(From 01 Jun 19)

Shri P. RadhaKrishna
Director (Production)
   

 

Profile will be placed shortly

 

 

 

 

Shri N P Diwakar

Shri N P Diwakar
Director (Technical)
(From 01 Sep 18)

Shri N P Diwakar
Director (Technical)
     

Prior to his appointment as Director, he served as Executive Director (Bhanur Unit) at BDL. Shri N.P. Diwakar is B.E., in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has rich Experience span of 28 years in various Missile programs such as Prithvi, Akash & ATGM’s.

He worked in tandem with DRDO to realise the Prithvi & Akash Missile systems from Development Mode to Series Production Mode. He was an Instrumental in Establishing of production lines and man power planning of Akash Missiles and Konkurs Missiles to meet requirement of the Services. Establishing Production facilities for Astra Missile at Bhanur. Successfully negotiated with MOD, and received orders Konkurs-M Missiles during March 2017. Prior to joining BDL, he worked for M/s. Oil Natural Gas Corporation, for 6 Years.

 

 

 

Independent Directors

Smt Sushama Viswanath Dabak

Smt Sushama Viswanath Dabak
(From 01 Dec 15)

Smt Sushama Viswanath Dabak     

Sushama V. Dabak, is an Independent Director of our Company. She was appointed by the GoI as a part time Non-Official Director of our Company on December 01, 2015. She holds a master’s degree in Economics from University of Bombay, bachelors degree in Law from the University of Bombay and Diploma in Financial Management from University of Bombay. She had been a member of the Indian Audit & Accounts Service (IA&AS) and retired on November 30, 2013 as Director General of Audit.

She has held various posts including Principal Accountant General, Haryana, Accountant General (Audit –I & II), Rajasthan and Accountant General, Nagpur. She also worked with Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited on deputation and as Finance Member of the Maharashtra Krishna Valley Development Corporation. 

 

 

 

 

Shri Ajay Pandey

Shri Ajay Pandey
(From 01 Dec 15)

Shri Ajay Pandey     

Ajay Pandey, is an Independent Director of our Company. He was appointed by the GoI as a part time Non-Official Director of our Company on December 01, 2015. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Roorkee and has completed the Fellow programme in Management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

He has worked as Associate Professor in the Management Development Institute, Gurugram. He has been previously associated with Oil & Natural Gas Corporation and also worked in financial sector with Anagram Securities Limited. He is currently a professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

Shri Ajay Nath 

Shri Ajay Nath
(From 13 Sep 17)

Shri Ajay Nath   

Ajay Nath, is an Independent Director of our Company. He is a member of the Indian Administrative Service (“IAS”) of the 1982 batch belonging to the Madhya Pradesh Cadre. He was appointed by the GoI as a part time Non-Official Director of our Company on September 13, 2017.

He holds a bachelor and masters’ degree in Economics from the University of Delhi. He has worked as Principal Secretary and later as Additional Chief Secretary in the Finance Department of the Government of Madhya Pradesh from September 2011 to September 2015 when he retired from government service. He has previously worked as Director General (Investigation & Registration) with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GoI and later as Director with the Serious Frauds Investigation Office (SFIO), Ministry of Corporate Affairs, GoI. He has been associated as a Deputy Secretary with the Department of Economic Affairs, GoI, and as a Technical Assistant with the office of the Executive Director (India) of Asian Development Bank, Manila, Philippines. He has also been associated previously as Managing Director with the Madhya Pradesh State Co –operative Marking Federation Limited and as a Chief Vigilance Officer with the Security, Printing and Minting Corporation of India, a CPSU, under the GoI.

 

 

 

 
 

 

Shri K.S.Sampath  

Shri K.S.Sampath
(From 13 Sep 17)

Shri K.S.Sampath     

K. S. Sampath, is an Independent Director of our Company. He was appointed by the GoI as a part time Non-Official Director of our Company on September 13, 2017. He is a practising fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.

He has previously been part–time non–official director on the Board of Punjab National Bank and also on the Board of Bank of India. He was also previously a non – official member on the board of directors of Life Insurance Corporation of India. He is currently a member on the Board of Supervision for StCBs, DCCBs and RRBs under the aegis of NABARD.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

Smt K Latha Narsimhamurthy 

Smt K Latha Narsimhamurthy
(From 13 Sep 17)

Smt K Latha Narsimhamurthy 

K. Latha, is an Independent Director of our Company. She was appointed by the GoI as a part time Non-Official Director of our Company on September 13, 2017. She completed her course in Interior Design from N.M.K.R.V College for Women, Bengaluru.

She is also certified in MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp on ‘New Ventures Leadership’from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2017. She has completed ‘DO Your Venture’ conducted by N S Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning in 2017. She has completed ‘India – Women in Leadership’ conducted by the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 2012.