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Manoj Jain Appointed as Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics Limited

Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a leading Indian defense electronics company, has announced a significant change in its top leadership. Manoj Jain has been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of the company.

Jain’s Journey at BEL

Manoj Jain’s career at BEL spans over three decades, showcasing his dedication and expertise in the field of Research and Development. His journey with the company includes:

  • Joining as a Probationary Engineer in August 1991
  • Serving as Director (R&D) from September 26, 2022
  • Taking on additional roles:
    • Director (Bangalore Complex) from August 1, 2023
    • Director (HR) from November 1, 2022, to May 31, 2023
  • Previously working as General Manager of the Electronic Warfare and Avionics SBU at BEL’s Bangalore Complex

Contributions to Technology and Defense

Early Career Achievements

In his initial years at BEL’s Kotdwara Unit, Jain made significant contributions to:

  • Development of Digital Multiplexers
  • Creation of Cross Connects
  • Design of CDOT Exchanges
  • Advancement of Military Switches

Research and Development Focus

Jain’s move to BEL’s Central Research Laboratory in Bangalore in 1999 marked a shift towards more advanced technologies:

  • Developing Defence Networks
  • Creating Network and Bulk Security Solutions
  • Contributing to Radar technology, including:
    • VeXT
    • Scan Converter
    • Display using FPGA

Leadership in Innovation

Manoj Jain’s leadership roles expanded as his career progressed:

  • Served as Chief Scientist of CRL-Bangalore (December 2017 to May 2019)
  • Became General Manager of BEL’s Product Development and Innovation Centre (PD&IC) in June 2019

A New Era for Bharat Electronics

With Manoj Jain at the helm, BEL is poised to continue its trajectory of innovation and excellence in defense electronics. His extensive experience and proven track record in research and development are expected to drive the company forward in an increasingly technology-driven defense landscape.

This appointment marks an important day for BEL, as it brings fresh leadership to guide the company through future challenges and opportunities in the defense sector.

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