Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd. (BEL) announced joining of two new general managers, A Ravisankaran, (Central D&E) in the Bengaluru unit and Manoj Kumar, in Kotdwara.
A Ravi Sankaran completed his BE degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Tiruchirapalli, in 1981. He joined BEL’s Bengaluru Complex after completing post-graduation (M.Tech) from IIT-Kanpur in 1983.
He also worked extensively in Radar development projects including RAWS-03 and Flycatcher Upgrade, for which he received the BEL R and D award. As Head of the Development and Engineering Department at the Military Radar SBU of BEL-Bengaluru, he was engaged in the joint development of Air Defence Fire Control Radar with LRDE for the Army, till his elevation as GM.
On the other hand, Manoj Kumar, the new GM of BEL’s Kotdwara unit, graduated in Electronics and Communication Engineering (BE) from Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal (now NITK), and joined BEL’s Ghaziabad unit in February 1985 as probationary engineer.
In the year 2002, Manoj Kumar was transferred to systems department, where he played a pivotal role in the implementation of POLNET and mobile cellular communication system projects. He then moved to the national marketing division at BEL’s Delhi regional office to take care of BEL’s naval business. (ANI)