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CHAIRMAN & MANAGING DIRECTOR

Cmde Siddharth Mishra(Retd)

 

  • 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.

 

Cmde Siddharth Mishra (Retd)

Chairman & Managing Director (From 01 Mar 19)

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Chairman & Managing Director (From 01 Mar 19)

GOVERNMENT DIRECTORS

Shri Ashwani Kumar Mahajan
  • 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. 

Shri Ashwani Kumar Mahajan

Addl FA (AK) & JS (From 09 Mar 2016)

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Addl FA (AK) & JS (From 09 Mar 2016)
MSR Prasad
  • 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).    

MSR Prasad

Director General (Missiles and Strategic Systems) (From 31 Dec 2018)

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Director General (Missiles and Strategic Systems) (From 31 Dec 2018)

WHOLE TIME DIRECTORS

 Shri P.Radhakrishna
  • Shri. P.Radhakrishna has assumed charge on 1 June 2019 as Director (Production) of Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL). 
  • Prior to his new appointment, Shri Radhakrishna served as a General Manager in the Bhanur Unit of BDL where he played a key role in establishing the production line for Konkurs, Konkurs – M and Invar Anti-Tank Guided Missiles, Launcher & Rifles ensuring safe operations with an objective of reaching set targets.
  • An M.Tech. in Industrial Engineering and Management from JNTU, Hyderabad and a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Nagarjuna University in Andhra Pradesh, Shri Radhakrishna holds rich experience, spanning over 32 years, in various fields of Missile Production which includes areas like Component Production, Missile Integration & testing, Project Planning, Quality Control & Indigenization of Missile Systems.
  • He also established effective supply chain management in Anti-Tank Guided Missile Project/s by developing multi-vendor base and import substitution.
  • He played a key role in modernizing and establishing state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities to improve the productivity.
  • He actively involved in the preparation, implementation of ISO9001:2008 Quality Management System throughout BDL, Bhanur Unit, which is now operating as aerospace standard AS9100D.
  • He has been nominated as Member of Technical Oversight Committee by the Ministry of Defence for procurement of modular combat management systems for the Indian Navy and preparation of Long Term Orders for Draft Indigenization Policy.

Shri P.Radhakrishna

Director (Production) (From 01 Jun 2019)

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Director (Production) (From 01 Jun 2019)
Shri Nuka Srinivasulu
  • Shri Nuka Srinivasulu assumed charge on 01 July 2020 as Director (Finance) of Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Miniratna Category - 1 Public Sector Undertaking under the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India.
  • A Bachelor in Commerce and an MBA in Finance from Osmania University, Hyderabad, Shri Srinivasulu has a rich experience in various areas of Finance spanning over 30 years, which includes 24 years in BDL.
  • Prior to his new assignment, he has served as General Manager (Finance) at BDL.
  • During his tenure at BDL, he has played an instrumental role in coordinating with anchor investors for the maiden IPO of the Company, implementation of Indian Accounting Standards, Treasury Management, Taxation, Budgetary Control and Policy formulation.

Shri Nuka Srinivasulu

Director (Finance) (From 01 Jul 2020)

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Director (Finance) (From 01 Jul 2020)
Shri N P Diwakar
  • 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.

Shri N P Diwakar

Director (Technical) (From 01 Sep 2018)

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Director (Technical) (From 01 Sep 2018)

INDEPENDENT DIRECTORS

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 Ajay Nath

Independent Director(From 13 Sep 2017)

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Independent Director(From 13 Sep 2017)
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.

Shri K.S.Sampath   

Independent Director(From 13 Sep 2017)

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Independent Director(From 13 Sep 2017)
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.

Smt K Latha Narsimhamurthy

Independent Director(From 13 Sep 2017)

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Independent Director(From 13 Sep 2017)