Organization Chart

H Devaraju

H Devaraju

Director ( AE, IT, E & I)

AE, IT, E & I Group, New Delhi

Shri H Devaraju,Director Avionic Electronics, Information Technology and Electrical & Instrumentation Group, HQ, New Delhi, joined DGAQA in 1995. The officer has got DG Commendation for the outstanding contributions in the field of Electronic Avionics and the contributions were recognised by M/s Airbus Defence & Space, Germany. In addition to Indian aircraft and Avionics systems, he has worked on various Platform of Russian & western Origin Aircrafts, Avioncs technology at Nasik, Korwa, ALISDA (BEL), RDAQA (MRO & RWRDC) Bengalore. He has worked as Director, Armament Group also at HQ DGAQA New Delhi.

Shri Sanjay Chawla

Shri Sanjay Chawla

Director General, DGAQA

Director General, DGAQA

Shri Sanjay Chawla, Director General is Graduate in Mechanical Engineering and Post Graduate M.E in Polymer Technology from Delhi College of Engineering. He is having Total 34 Years of experience including 28 years in Quality Assurance of Military Aviation stores covering Aero Materials, Composites, Guided Weapons , Transport Aircraft, UAV's, Aero engines etc. worked at Kanpur, Hyderabad, Delhi . Membership of Professional Bodies (i) Member - The Aeronautical Society of India (ii) Member - Institution of Engineers. (iii) Member - The Nuclear Sociery of India. (iv) Member - Society of Failure Analysis Technical Publication. (i) Co-Authored the Chapter on "Aero Stores - Inspection & Quality Assurance"in the Book titled Aerospace Materials & Meterial Technologies published by Springer, Singapore. (ii) Major Project guide for M.Tech Students of IIT Institutes. (iii) Also published International paper jointly in the journal of Material Science & Engineering A 61(2014) 280-289 on fatigue behaviour of Nickel based super Alloys. Awards DRDO AGNI AWARD for Development cf Aero Materials for LCA. DRDO Technology Award for Development of JFS Castings.

Shri Jitendra Kumar

Shri Jitendra Kumar

ADG - Head Quarter, New Delhi

Additional Director General(HQ)

Shri Jitendra Kumar • B Tech. Mechanical Engineering in 1987 from KNIT Sultanpur (UP). • Joined DGAQA in 14-Feb-1992 as SSO-II ORDAQA Lucknow. • PG Special Weapon from IAT Pune in the year 2000. • Promoted as SSO-I and posted to HQ, DGAQA in Jan. 2001. • Promoted as P.Sc.O on 03-08-2007 in HQ, DGAQA. • Promoted as Director and posted to ORDAQA Kanpur on 01 Jan. 2013 and took over as Regional Director w.e.f 20 June 2014. • Promoted as ADG w.e.f. 01-12-2018 and posted to OADG (N&CZ), Lucknow and took over as ADG (N&CZ) w.e.f 01 Dec. 2018. Significant achievements: During his tenure at HQ, DGAQA, he has worked in various technical groups like Armament, GSE, PP & FOL and Tech Coord. Handled many capital and revenue procurements. Very thorough in DPP & DPM. Apart from his technical function he was team member of DAQAS Cadre Review Committee in 2011 and his sincere and untiring efforts yielded positive results for the cadre. During his tenure new RDAQA cell OFB Kanpur was setup, he resolved many pending QA issues. IAF transferred 14 Air Warriors to this Cell because of active persuasion with Air HQrs. Also he has got rich experience in Dornier-228/Avro Aircraft Production/ Service/Overhaul. Considering the increase workload at HAL Lucknow and provide intensive QA coverage to improve the quality of the product, ORDAQA Lucknow was bifurcated between two divisions i.e. ORDAQA (ADL) and ORDAQA (ASERDC), Lucknow in March 2019. Admin & Financial Powers vested in ADG (N&CZ). PE has also been transferred to OADG (N&CZ) Lucknow. Vast experience in recruitment as participated a number of times in recruitment of DGAQA Staff. At present Chairman of Cadre Review Committee. He is known for his dynamism and is very strict task master in achieving the goal and proven in organizing the DGAQA stall at DEFEXPO-20 held at Lucknow. He is always sympathetic towards welfare of his subordinates.

Shri YK Sharma

Shri YK Sharma

ADG - South Zone, Bengaluru

Additional Director General(South Zone)

The officer joined DTD&P (Air) at Ojhar, Nasik on 26th Aug 1991 as SSO-II and performed Quality Assurance duties at Overhaul, Flight Hanger, Assembly and Machine Shops for MIG-21, MIG-27 and SU-30 MK I. On getting promotion of PScO, moved from Ojhar Nasik to Accessory Division, Lucknow under OADG(N & CZ) and performed in the areas of fuel system related and mechanical system of various variants of fighter and transport aircraft rotables and systems. At HQrs, DGAQA, New Delhi served at the capacity of Director and performed development of Indigenous Stores Procurement, OIC Power Plant and fuel and then headed Tech Coord Section. On Promoting to ADG(SZ), Bengaluru in July 2018, served as Addl Director General (SZ), Bengaluru and performed to ensure QA coverage at various Directors at Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Barrackpore and Trichy. At Bengaluru Dealt with HAL, ADA, NAL, DRDO Labs i.e. ADE, CABS, LRDE, DARE etc.,

Shri A K Steele

Shri A K Steele

ADG - North and Central Zone, Lucknow

Additional Director General(N &CZ)

• Graduate in Mechanical Engineering (B.E )in the year 1984 from Ravi Shankar University, Raipur (Chattishgarh).• First DGAQA posting is in DAQA (A) Itarsi as Sr. Scientific Officer-II on 31-12-1992. • Promoted as ADG and taken up the charge of ADG (N&CZ), Lucknow on 01-06-2020.

S. Iftekhar Ahmed

S. Iftekhar Ahmed

ADG - Ojhar, Nasik

Additional Director General(Nasik)

Shri Syed lftekhar Ahmed Joined DGAQA erstwhile DTD & P (Air) in 1989. He has worked in Various capacities at HAL Aero engine, HAL Koraput, HAL Aircraft, HAL Helicopter, HAL RWRDC .He has worked as Regional Director in HAL (Aero Engine) Bengaluru, Regional Director (Air Armament) Khadki Pune, Regional Director (ALISDA) Bengaluru, Regional Director (GW&M) Hyderabad at DRDL,MIDHANI, BDL & he has been appointed as ADG(Nashik) in Oct 2019. He has Contributed in streamlining Quality Assurance Activities of Western /Russian /lndian Origin Aero engines during Design Development, Production, Overhaul, Repair at HAL Bengaluru, Koraput Division. Quality Assurance of Chetak / Cheetah, Advance Light Helicopter during Design Development, Production, Overhaul, Repair at HAL RWRDC' Quality Assurance of Air Armament, Canopy Severance Systems, Ejection Systems, Aerial Bombs Design Development Production. Quality Assurance of Avionics Stores for LCA, UAVs, AEWC Project. Quality Assurance of Missiles and Materials Design Development Production. Quality Assurance during Design Development Production, Overhaul, Repair Su-khoi 30 MiG 21. He has Contributed in various process improvements during manufacture Created Key metrics and audit processes to ensure established goals were met. He has Contributed as a member on farming of AFQMS and ApQMS lssue I Policy document as per ASg100 Rev C and Rev D Aerospace standards. He is also trained in Six Sigma and implemented six Sigma Projects

Shri MJ Vinod Kumar

Shri MJ Vinod Kumar

ADG - Koraput

Additional Director General(Koraput)

Shri M J Vinod Kumar has assumed the charge as ADG, Koraput on 01 Jul 2020. DoB 30 July 1963. He did his M.Tech (Mech Engg) from JNTU University, Hyderabad. He joined in DAQAs on 23 Oct 1992. He has worked in various FE’s at OADG (Koraput), ORDAQA (GW), SSQAG and MSQAA. He has contributed in Quality Assurance activities on Trishul Missile integration, Astra Captive Firings, Lakshya Tow-bodies, LCA Radome / Droptanks, production, overhaul and repair of Russian Engines R11, R25, R29, RD33 and AL31 FP (SU-30) engines at HAL (KPT), Akash Missile System, AGNI variants and on various missile systems under development stage viz., MR-SAM, LR-SAM, ASTRA, NAG etc. Before assuming the post of ADG, Koraput, he was Principal Director, MSQAA with rich experience in streamlining Quality Assurance activities in various Missile Systems dealt by MSQAA.

Maj Gen. Ranvijay Singh

Maj Gen. Ranvijay Singh

ADG - SSQAG, Hyderabad

SSQAG, Hyderabad

Maj Gen Ranvijay singh was commissioned in the corps of EME on 09 Jun 1984 with a Bachelor degree in Electronics & Communication Engineering and had a distinguished academic profile. Over a span of approximately 35 years, he has been actively involved in inspection, quality assurance and indigenisation He has undergone all mandatory EME courses and DGQA course such as quality improvement tool. QAS Lead Auditor course etc. He has served from Jun 1984 to Jan 2003 in different EME units/Establishments. The officer joined DGQA on 31 JAN 2003. And has served in different DGQA organization/ Establishments over the last 16 years.He has served as Director in HQ DQA(S), controller, CQA(T&C) Kanpur from 2013 to 2016 & now posted to HQ SSQAG in 2016 as principal Director till 23 jun 19 & thereon headed SSQAG as Additional Director General W.e.f 24 jun 19.

Shri M. Natesh

Shri M. Natesh

PD - MSQAA, Hyderabad

Principle Director

Shri M. Natesh has assumed the charges of higher duties as Principal Director, MSQAA on 26 Jun 2020. He did his BE (Mech. Engg.) from Bangalore University and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and Diploma in Production Management from Annamalai University. He is a certified reliability Engineer and lead Auditor. He joined erstwhile DTD&P (Air) presently DGAQA as SSO-II on 07 Feb 1994 at MSQAA, Bangalore. During his tenure at MSQAA, Bangalore, has contributed immensely in the QA activities of the Carnation Project of IGDMP Stores during concurrent production and LSP series. He has immensely contributed in developing QAP’s and MQAP’s for the project (Carnation). He had handled as CRI for Air Armament, Tirchy operating from Bangalore and improved the office by obtaining works from HQrs, MSQAA and Guided Weapons. He has worked in Delhi as Director (GSE) and contributed on QA activities pertaining to Ground Systems for Air Force & Navy and resolved issues with Ministry on TCC (Aero) orders. As a Regional Director he has immensely contributed in refurbishment of LP Engines of Carnation project at HAL (ASD) accorded QA coverage to HAWK Aircraft PYLON & Drop Tanks and contributed in QA coverage for Akash & BrahMos at L&T, Coimbatore from Bangalore. He has contributed in drafting outsourcing policy in DGAQA. He has contributed in QA Armament Stores in the development of F-71 Cartridge for Mirage Aircraft, which was appreciated by Indian Air Force and received commendation from DGAQA in this regard. He has resolved the issues of ERU-204 Cartridge by comparing and studying the specification of similar type of cartridge of Russian origin during DI of ERU-204 cartridge and suggested modifications, which was a burning issue monitored at highest level. The effort put was appreciated by Secretary and our DG’s. He has studied and analysed the alternative of Cadmium plating process and suggested to adopt Zinc Nickel process, which has been implemented in all Ordnance Factory’s, DRDO and HAL’s. He was awarded commendation by DGAQA in this regard. At present he is Principal Director for the coveted Organisation MSQAA consisting of tri-services, which is a QA authority for IGDMP Tactical systems.

ORDAQA (HAL) LUCKNOW

ORDAQA (HAL) LUCKNOW

RD, Lucknow

RD, Lucknow

Gp Capt Sanjay Shukla was commissioned in Aeronautical Engineer (Electronics) Branch of the IAF in Sept 1991. He is a graduate in Electrical and Electronics engineering from MIT, Manipal, MBA in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), New Delhi and M Phil from Osmania University Hyderabad. After his training in Aeronautical Engineering (Electronics), the officer has specialized on heavy lift military transport aircraft and air to air refueller. He is a Cat ‘A’ AE officer who has a vast field experience of more than thirteen years at various operating units. He has represented IAF in prestigious United Nations exercise and relief missions abroad. He has held important staff appointments at Command HQs and Air HQ and has been the CEO of a prestigious IAF air base. After successfully completion of higher Air Command course at College of Air warfare, he took over as Regional Director at ORDAQA (ADL), Lucknow in May 2018 and established a new dimensions to Quality Assurance by way of his vast experience in the field of defence aviation maintenance.

Shri P Mathiyazhagan

Shri P Mathiyazhagan

Director (PP & FOL)

PP & FOL Group, New Delhi

Shri P Mathiyazhagan joined DAQAS Cadre in 1997 and served various FE's including ORDAQA (Helicopter), MSQAA Bangalore, OADG, Koraput, ORDAQA (ARDC & Composite Material Division) Bangalore, MSQAA Hyderabad, PP & FOL, at HQ DGAQA, New Delhi. He assumed the charge of Director (PP&FOL) at HQ. DGAQA, New Delhi since 01st Nov 2019.

Nitin A. Meshram

Nitin A. Meshram

RD (HAL)Kanpur

RD (HAL)Kanpur

.Shri Nitin A. Meshram has completed B.E. (Metallurgy) in 1990 from College of Engineering, Pune, Pune University. He has joined DGAQA:on 20 Nov.1992 as JSO at OADG, Nasik.Worked in following DGAQA field establishments: 1. OADG, Nasik: ( Nov.1992 to Nov. 1996 as JSO) • Worked on Mig-21 Aircraft (overhaul) in 065 shop • Worked in Canopy shop (015 shop) • Defect of Canopy bubble parting line in visual area of pilot was sorted out by suggesting remedial measures. 2. AQAW, Ambajhari: (Nov.1996 to Jan. 2006 as SSO-II) • QA coverage during Indigenization of 57 mm rocket and Development of 100-120 kg bomb and trials at Pokhran range. • QA coverage during manufacturing of 68 mm rocket and 30 mm GHASHA canon. 3. HQrs, DGAQA, New Delhi: (Jan.2006 to Dec. 2013 as SSO-I)• Participated in various TEC, CNC, FET at Air HQrs and MoD for following projects:- o MMRCA o Mid life upgrade of KOMOV Helicopter o Light utility Helicopter o PDI of VVIP Helicopter • Installation inspection of Arrester Barriers (20T & 40T) at various Air Force bases. • Inspection of parachutes at ADRDE, Agra and AF station Palam. • Technical co-ordination with Field Establishments under Aircraft Group. 4. AQAW, Muradnagar: (Jan.2014 to April 2017 as PsCO) • Involved in QA activities of 1000 lb, 250 kg and 450 kg bombs • Rejection rate of bombs during casting was brought down by formulating the Audit Committee. • Worked as OIC in absence of Group Captain. 5. OADG, Koraput: (May.2017 to 11 July 2020 as PsCO) • Involved in Indigenization of AI-20D blades for AN-32 Engine and TV-3 Blades for MI-17 helicopter and finalization of Acceptance test Procedure and its approval. • Upgradation of residential quarters and installation of solar panels was carried out as Sr. Estate officer • Streamlined the process of stores purchase and Condemnation of old files, MT stores & IT stores. • Carried out Tech-coord activities as Tech-Coord officer. 6. ORDAQA, Kanpur: Joined as regional Director on 20 July 2020

RD (HAL) Korwa

RD (HAL) Korwa

RD (HAL) Korwa

RD (HAL) Korwa

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M K Singh

M K Singh

RD BEL (Ghaziabad)

Director

Sh. M.K Singh is M.TECH in Electronics Engineering. He has joined the DGAQA as Senior Scientific Officer Grade-II (SSO-II) In Jan 1994 and posted at ORDAQA , HAL Korwa. He served there till Nov 2002. Prior to this assignment he has been working in Research, Design and Standards Origination (RDSO), Ministry of Railways, Lucknow as Chief Research Assistant . He was posted on promotion as Senior Scientific Officer Grade-I (SSO-I) at ORDAQA HAL Lucknow in Nov 2002 and served there till April 2009. He was promoted as Principle Scientific Officer (PScO ) and posted at HQr DGAQA, New Delhi in May 2009. There after he was promoted as Director at HQtrs in July 2015 and worked there till Nov 2016 . During his tenure at HQtrs, he has been involved in QA of all the electronic stores being procured by the services from the global market .He has been assigned with duties of vetting of Request for Proposals (RFPs) , Contracts, finalization of Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP) and Factory Acceptance Tests (FATs). He has been transferred from HQr DGAQA New Delhi to ORDAQA Ghaziabad and posted there as Regional Director, Aeronautical Quality Assurance since Nov 2016 . Since then he is heading ORDAQA Ghaziabad till date .

CO(AQAW) ,Khamaria

CO(AQAW) ,Khamaria

CO(AQAW) ,Khamaria

CO(AQAW) ,Khamaria

Gp Capt B Bose is the Commanding Officer of AQAW(A) Khamaria wef from 25 Jul 2016. He is a graduate in Mechanical Engineering and a Master in Science from Chennai University. He holds an MBA degree in International marketing and is also pursuing his PhD in Military Science from Allahabad University. He is a QAS course qualified officer and is six sigma green belt certified officer by the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) Bangalore. Gp Capt B Bose has served the Indian Air Force for three decades and has been instrumental in converting the MiG 21 Bis to the Bison version during his tenure as a senior technical officer in various fighter squadrons of the Air Force. He has held many staff appointments as OC of a range unit and CO of a repair and salvage unit prior to be being appointed as the Director Indigenisation for the Air Force at Air HQ. He has also been the Joint Director in the Directorate of Standardisation as a part of MoD.

Ajay Sagraya

Ajay Sagraya

RD Pune

Regional Director, AQA(Armament)

Officer joined DGAQA {erstwhile DTD&P(Air)} in February 1993 as SSO-II at OCRI, Koraput, Orissa. He is an alumus of Malviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur (now MNIT) & graduated with BE in metallurgy. He has close to 27 years of experience in the Quality Assurance, Design & Development of various Aeronautical stores. Associated with Manufacturing, MRO & repair of MiG series aircraft Engines at HAL, Koraput for 07 years & Western series aircraft, Helicopter Aeroengines at HAL (Engine Division), AERDC (Aeroengine Research & Design Establishment) for 05 years as RDAQA at Bengaluru. As RD,AQA Associated with Manufacturing & MRO of advance Light Helicopter (ALH) in Helicopter Complex, HAL, Bengaluru. Associated with Design & Development of LCH & LUH at RWR&DC, Bengaluru for 01 year. Associated with QA of Fuel, Oil & lubricants for aircrafts & Aeroengines for a decade in PP&FOL Section at HQ, DGAQA. Took over as Regional Director, AQA(Armament), Khadki, Pune in April 2019 & associated with QA of Air Armaments being produced at Ammunition Factory, Khadki, Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), R&DE, Dighi, HEF (High Explosive Factory) & OFDR (Ordnance Factory Dehuroad). Office at Pune is also providing QA for indigenisation through local MSME’s under Make in India Programme.

RD Kolkatta

RD Kolkatta

RD Kolkatta

RD Kolkatta

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RD Dehradun

RD Dehradun

RD Dehradun

RD Dehradun

Shri Jogindra Kumar PScO, B Tech in Electrical Engineering, having rich experience of more than 25years in the field of Aircraft Systems, Accessorises, Avionics systems and stores for various projects of such as LCA Tejas, Su-30 MKI, Mirage, Jaguar, MiG. This includes highly complex and sensitive system like HUD, Display Attack Ranging and Inertial Navigation system, Electrical Power Generation & Control System, Gyro & Barometric Instruments,, Radar and communication system, Ground Support and Ground Handling Equipment etc.

IFTAKHAR AHMAD

IFTAKHAR AHMAD

RD Aircraft

Air Craft Division, Bengaluru

The Qualification of Shri Iftakar Ahmad is MSc Eng(Elect) and joined DGAQA on 05.02.1996. He has extensive Quality Assurance experience on SU-30 MKI, MIG-21 variants and MIG-27 A/C and its LRUs including GHE, Presently he is the Regional Director of Aircraft Division.

S R Shankhala

S R Shankhala

RD Overhaul

Overhaul Division, Bengaluru

Shri S R Shankhala joined DGAQA (erstwhile DTD&P(Air)) in Dec 1992 as JSO at Ojhar, Nasik. As JSO & SSO-II, he contributed towards Quality Assurance activities during production/ overhaul of various Russian aircraft being manufactured at HAL (Nasik) namely MIG-21 variants, BIS upgrade aircraft. On promotion to SSO-I he was posted to Dett AQAW Kanpur. During his tenure at Kanpur, he contributed towards Quality Assurance activities during manufacturing of subassemblies & assemblies of Air Armament stores at Ordnance factory Kanpur. Subsequently he was posted to HAL Kanpur, where he provided Quality Assurance coverage during production/ servicing of Dornier aircraft, overhaul of AVRO & HPT trainer aircraft and servicing of UAV engine. On his posting to Delhi, he served at HQrs DGAQA from Apr 2013 to April 2019 as Joint Director (Tech-Coord & PP&FOL). In addition, he performed the duties of Grievance officer of DGAQA for redressal of grievances received from individuals through online CPGRAMS Portal. Recently he has been elevated to the post of Director and is currently posted to ORDAQA (OD) Bengaluru, as Regional Director.

DB Bhangale

DB Bhangale

RD Engine

Engine Division, Bengaluru

Shri D B BHANGALE has joined DGAQA ( Earlier DTD&P(Air)) in Oct 1992 as SSO-II at OJHAR , Nasik. Now he is REGIONAL DIRECTOR at ORDAQA(E),HAL Engine ,BANGLORE division and responsible for Quality Assurance activities during manufacture / overhaul of various engines for CHEETAH CHETAK,ALH,CHEETAL, SEAKING HELICOPTORS ,JAGUAR,HAWK,AVRO,DORNIER, KIRAN aircrafts and JET FUEL STARTER of LCA. He is also responsible for development activities of LRUs for above.

RD(GTRE&FF)

RD(GTRE&FF)

RD(GTRE&FF)

RD(GTRE&FF)

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Smt. SeemaSuri

Smt. SeemaSuri

RD Helicoptor

Helicoptor Division,Bengaluru

Smt. SeemaSuri joined DGAQA erstwhile DTD&P (Air) in 1986. She has worked in various capacities in HQ, DGAQA and at ORDAQA (Ghaziabad). Worked in various technical groups like Aviation Electronics, GSE and Tech-Coord in HQ and handled many capital and revenue procurement and indignation activities. At ORDAQA (Ghaziabad) contributed in Quality Assurance activities during Design, Development and production of Digital Mobile Tropo, Ground Radars, Ground/ satellite Communication equipment, Equipment for Network Centric Systems, Antennae, IFF System of Land Based Multi functional Surveillance & Threat Alert Radar, Microwave equipment and Air Borne Stores. Also contributed during Design, Development and indignation activities of (Airborne stores) Advance Light Helicopter, Light Combat Helicopter and Light Utility Helicopter at HAL RWRDC and towards Quality Assurance activities during production/ overhaul / repair of Cheetah, Chetak and Advance Light Helicopter at Helicopter Complex, Bangalore.

. Bhukya Rajaram

. Bhukya Rajaram

RD MRO & RWRDC

MRO & RWRDC, Bengaluru

Bhukya Rajaram, Director has assumed the charge of Regional Director (MRO & RWRDC), Bengaluru on 30-06-2020. Officer has completed BE (Electronics and Communication Engg.) from Osmania University, Hyderabad. He joined DTD & P (Air) in 1995. He worked at various DGAQA offices at Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Nasik located at HAL, ECIL , DRDL and BDL.

Anil Kumar Kota

Anil Kumar Kota

RDAQA ARDC

ARDC, Bengaluru

Shri Anil Kumar Kota joined DAQAS cadre on 23rd Oct 1993 as SSO-II and served various FEs including OCRI (GW&M), ORDAQA Koraput, OCRI (GTRE), ORDAQA (HAL-Helicopters), ORDAQA HAL (F&F), MSQAA Hyderabad. Presently he is working as Director at ORDAQA (ARDC). He is having experience in the materials, Developmental Engines, Helicopters, Strategic Missiles consisting Prithvi, PDU, AAD and Tactical Missile consisting Nag, Helina, QRSAM, Rudram, SANT, MPATGM, NGRAM. Presently he is dealing with development of LCA Mk-1A, LCA Mk-2, AMCA, HTT-40, IJT-36 A/c at M/s HAL(ARDC). He has assumed the charge of Regional Director (ARDC) on 15 April 2019 at OADG(SZ), Bangalore

Vijay Kumar Gaur

Vijay Kumar Gaur

RD LCA (TD)

LCA (TD), Bengaluru

Shri Vijay Kumar Gaur is a post-graduate in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Delhi and joined DAQAS cadre in the year 1997. He has performed Quality Assurance (QA) Function during manufacture / overhaul of aero-engines (Russian as well as Western origin engines), manufacture / servicing of aircraft (Dornier) and production & supply of Aviation Turbine Fuel, Oil & lubricant for military aircraft while serving at various establishments . Presently, he is posted as Regional Director, Aeronautical Quality Assurance (LCA-Tejas Division) since March, 2018 .

Mrs Usha Ravi

Mrs Usha Ravi

RD ALISDA

ALISDA, Bengaluru

ME in Avionics from MIT,Anna University. Presently entrusted with responsibilities of Director of ALISDA which includes field establishments like OAQA,BEL, ORDAQA,ADE and ORDAQA, CABS. The following projects are covered Rustom-II UAV, AEWC and Radar Warning system, and LRUs of LCA such as DFCC,ADC,PIB etc.

H.V. Heemanth Kumar

H.V. Heemanth Kumar

RD HAL Hyderabad

HAL, HYderabad

Presently working as Regional Director ORDAQA, HAL Hyderabad and also responsible to issue of policies / guidelines and monitor the quality assurance functions of HAL, BEL,ECIL, DRDO Labs (DLRL/RCI) and Private Suppliers at Hyderabad during Design & Development/ Manufacture/ Overhaul/ Repair/ Modification of Equipments at the respective work centres as per standard procedures

R Jaiganesh

R Jaiganesh

RD, , AQA(GW&M),

GW&M, C/o DRDL, Hyderabad

Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Graduated from Bharathiyar University,Coimbatore. Joined DGAQA in the year 1992, 28 years of experience in Aircraft, Air Armament and Missile systems. Provided QA Coverage for HPT-32, AVRO, KIRAN during overhaul/servicing, HTT-40, IJT-36, LCA-fighter/trainer/naval version during design & development , LCA series production, Air armament stores and warheads. Presently working as Regional Director , ORDAQA(GW&M), Hyderabad, responsible for issue of QA policies, guidelines and monitor Quality Assurance functions at RCI, DRDL, DMRL, DLRL Midhani, AMTL, BDL, BHPV and Private firms during design and development /production of bombs, missiles and aerograde materials.

RD (GW & Midhani) Hyderabad

RD (GW & Midhani) Hyderabad

RD( Guided Weapons & Mishra Dhatu Nigam) Hyderabad

RD( Guided Weapons & Mishra Dhatu Nigam) Hyderabad

Regional Director Guided Weapons & Mishra Dhatu Nigam Hyderabad

OAQA Trichy

OAQA Trichy

OAQA Trichy

OAQA Trichy

Degree in Electronics Engineering from Government Engineering College (UVCE), Bengaluru. Joined DGAQA as JSO in the Year 2001 at ORDAQA, Korwa, Sultanpur Distt. (UP). Presently, Working as SSO-I, Officer In Charge at AQA (Air Armament), Trichy,Tamilnadu.

A Chandrasekaran

A Chandrasekaran

Director (Aircraft & AeroMed)

Aircraft & AeroMed Group,New Delhi

Shri A Chandrasekaran joined DAQAS Cadre in 1997 and served various FE's including OCRI, Koraput, ORDAQA (Aircraft, Overhaul, & Helicopter) Bangalore, Groups such as PP & FOL, Aircraft and Aero Med at HQ DGAQA, New Delhi. He has worked on Aero-Engine of Russian Make and worked on Aircraft Projects such as Jaguar, AJT Hawk and Helicopter projects such as Cheetal, Chetak, ALH and LCH. He has visited M/s BAe Systems, UK on Familiarisation of AJT Hawk and contributed in the field of Quality and Reliability during production of Aircraft and Helicopter. He has participated in CNC for various projects of Service HQ. He assumed the charge of Director (Aircraft & AeroMed) at HQ. DGAQA, New Delhi since 01st July 2019.

Mahendra Singh

Mahendra Singh

Director GSE

GSE Group, New Delhi

Shri Mahendra Singh, is Bachelor in Mechanical Engg is having exposure in the field of QA activities of Missiles (Ground to Air, Aakash Launcher), Engine Systems, Servicing and Overhaul of Engines, Helicopters etc. Presently, holding the post of Director at Headquarter in GSE Group, New Delhi.

Pravakar Mishra

Pravakar Mishra

Director (Tech Coord & CS)

Tech Coord & CS Group, New Delhi

Pravakar Mishra, Director, Directorate General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance AQA, Ghaziabad is a Post Graduate in Physics with specialization in Electronics And Microwave Engg, of year 1985 batch from Regional Engineering Collage(REC-now NIT), Rourkela, Orissa and AMIE in E & C Engg. Joined DGAQA as SSO-II on 30/03/1994 at ORDAQA Ghaziabad C/o BEL Ghaziabad. On 02/09/2002 promoted to SSO-I and posted to AE Group, HQ DGAQA New Delhi. On 09/5/ 2009 promoted as P Sc O and posted to ORDAQA, Ghaziabad. On 02 /07/ 2011, I took the charge of Regional Director ORDAQA Ghaziabad. On 21/07/2015 I promoted as Director and posted as Regional Director at ORDAQA Ghaziabad. On 23/11/2016, I was posted to ORDAQA , HAL, Hyderabad. On 06/12/2016, I joined ORDAQA HAL Hyderabad and assumed the charge of Regional Director, ORDAQA Hyderabad .On transfer to HQ, DGAQA, New Delhi I am posted to TC & CS Group as Director from 01/11/2019. Prior to joining DGAQA, on 22/10/1985, I joined J K Paper Mills (Straw Products PVT Ltd) Jaykaypur Raygada, Koraput Odisha as Executive Trainee on completion of training I was posted as Assistant Engineer (Power Electronics) in the Paper Machine Division of JK Paper Mills Raygada Odisha. On recruitment as Instrument Engineer I joined INLAND WATERWAYS AUTHERITY OF INDIA on 05 January 1988 . On 0707/1989 I joined Easten Railways as Telecomm. Inspector Gd-I at Calcutta.

Director (Armament)

Director (Armament)

Director Armament

Armament Group, New Delhi

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Capt(IN) Raskin Adhikari

Capt(IN) Raskin Adhikari

Director SSQAG

SSQAG Group, New Delhi

Capt(IN) Raskin Adhikari was commissioned into the specialist Naval Armament Inspection (NAI) Organisation of the Indian Navy on 09 Aug 93. The officer is a graduate in B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Nanital. He has undergone the Defence Services Technical Staff Course (DSTSC) from the prestigious Military Institute of Technology (MILIT), Pune. He possess vast experience in QA/ Inspection of Naval Armament stores during its design & development, production and life cycle management phases with an expertise in Tactical and Strategic missiles. The officer has held various key appointments at IHQ-MoD(Navy), Fleet, Controllerates and Tri-Service Organisations. The officer has held last appointment as Principal Inspector of Naval Armament(PINA) at NAI at Missile Base, INS Kalinga, Visakhapatnam. Capt(IN) Raskin Adhikari assumed the office of SSQAG, Delhi as Director on 08 Jul 2020.

Capt (IN) Sujay Kapoor

Capt (IN) Sujay Kapoor

Director MSQAA

MSQAA Group, New Delhi

Capt (IN) Sujay Kapoor was commissioned in Indian Navy in Sep 1995. A Mechanical Engineer and Master of Business Administration (MBA), he is also an alumnus of the prestigious Defence Service Staff College, Wellington and Naval War College, Goa from where he has been awarded MSc (Defence Studies) and M Phil Degree respectively. He has vast experience in QA and indigenization of missiles, torpedoes and conventional armament / ammunition during production, storage and exploitation. He is tendering his present assignment of Director, MSQAA (Delhi) since 24 May 2018.

R A Pilare

R A Pilare

Dett. AQAW (A) Ambajhari

Officer in Charge

Shri R A Pilare,SSO-I has completed B.E. (Mech) from Nagpur University.. He was involved in Quality Assurance of Various Armament stores and presently working at Dett. AQAW (A) Ambajhari as Officer In-Charge since 20th Jun 2020.

Bhandara

Bhandara

Bhandara

Bhandara

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Biswajit Chaudhuri

Biswajit Chaudhuri

OAQA Barrackpore

OAQA Barrackpore

Shri Biswajit Chaudhuri ,Principal Scientific Officer (PScO) is Officer in charge of OAQA Barrackpore from 25th June 2020... He is BE in Chemical Engineering. Experience : (i) 02 years production experience in Hindusthan Lever, Haldia and 04 years production experience In Ordnance Factories. (*) (ii) 10 years QA experience in Armament Group of Establishments. (iii) 03+ years QA experience in Cheetah & Chetak Helicopters and its rotables (continuing..) (*) Prior to join in DGAQA

BHEEMLA BUKYA

BHEEMLA BUKYA

Dett. AQAW(A) –Chanda

Officer in-Charge

Shri Bheemla Bukya, Senior Scientific Officer -I has completed his BE in Mechanical Engineering and M Tech in IE&M .He has got rich experience in Quality Assurance of various aircrafts and weapon systems

Chandra Ketu Singh

Chandra Ketu Singh

Dett. AQAW(A) ,Khamaria

Officer –in-Charge,

Shri Chandra Ketu Singh, SSO-I has completed his B Tech in Mechanical Engineering.. He is having extensive experience in QA of different Small Arms,Airial Bombs,Establishment of Track Link Assembly of Tanks.

Gp Capt K Dhagat

Gp Capt K Dhagat

DAQAW(A),ITARSI

Itarsi

Gp Capt K Dhagat was commissioned in Indian Air Force as an Aeronautical Engineer (Mech). The officer is trained in Russian Origin Surface to Air Missile Pechora and indigenously built Prithvi Missile System. The officer is having rich experience of handling and maintenance of missile explosives. Presently, the officer is posted as a Director wef 26 Jun 17 to Dettt. AQAW(A), Itarsi and leading highly oriented dedicated Quality Assurance team of professionals from DGAQA. The DAQAW(A), Itarsi is responsible for providing QA coverage, during production of Pechora Sustainer Grain and Booster/Sustainer Grains of Akash Missile System apart from conducting BEM and full scale firing of various stores of Army, Navy and Indian Air Force.

Debasish Dutta

Debasish Dutta

Dett AQAW (ARM), DUM DUM

OFFICER IN CHARGE

Shri Debasish Dutta , SSO-I has completed his degree in Mechanical Engineering .He is having rich experience in Maintenance and overhauling of different variant Aircrafts of Indian Air Force. He has worked in various establishments in DGAQA and provided QA coverage to Artouste III-B” engine of Chetak/Cheetah Helicopter & “Gnome” Engine of Sea King Helicopter,,AL31FP engine of Sukhoi-30 Aircraft,. Presenly he is the officer in charge of Dett. AQAW(Armt), Dum Dum and provideing Qa coverage to Different types of Tail Units / Retarded TU’s (with Parachute) & Ghasha 30 Cartridge Case.

Gp Capt M I ALI

Gp Capt M I ALI

Dett AQAW(A), Kanpur

Director

Group Captain M I Ali is the Director of Dett Kanpur wef 09 Oct 2017. He has done his B Tech (Mechanical Engineering) from College of Technology, GBPUA&T, Pant Nagar in 1987 and M Tech (Aerospace Engineering) from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai in 1998. He has the achievement of bagging the Gold Medal and Air India Medal for being the First in Order of Merit in B Tech and M Tech respectively. He also completed his MBA from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University, New Delhi in 2007. He has done Quality Assurance Service (QAS) Course and is a Six Sigma Green Belt Certified officer by Indian Statistical Institute(ISI), Bangalore. He also is a Lead Auditor on ISO 9001:2015, Quality Management System Gp Capt M I Ali is an outstanding technocrat with more than 30 years of field experience and having accomplished track record of maintenance management of Helicopter Units, Overhauling of MI-8 /MI-17 Helicopters and Staff Appointment at Operational Command Headquarter in managing Flight safety of Operational bases. He has vast experience in management of training Establishments. He has served three tenures in training establishments, including one as Commanding Officer in imparting training to Aircrews & Ground crews. Having varied Instructional Experience in training Engineers and Pilots and in Planning & Management of Training Establishment.

Muradnagar

Muradnagar

Muradnagar

Muradnagar

Muradnagar

BEL, Bengaluru

BEL, Bengaluru

BEL, Bengaluru

BEL, Bengaluru

Bharath Electronics Limited, Bengaluru, Karnataka

OIC, ADE Bengaluru

OIC, ADE Bengaluru

ADE (DRDO) Bengaluru

ADE (DRDO) Bengaluru

Presently holding the post of Officer-in-charge, ORDAQA (ADE) which provides the QA coverage for all D & D activities at ADE, LRDE, DARE, CVRDE and VRDE. This office provides the QA coverage during D & D of Avionics, engines, landing gears etc. of UAV (i.e. R-II, SWiFT & UCAV), their integration and flight trials. Also involved in D & D activities of Radars and EW Systems undertaken by LRDE & DARE respectively. Post graduate (M.E) in digital systems from NIT Allahabad and MBA from IGNOU. Joined DGAQA as SSO-II on 16th Jan 2001 at ORDAQA (HAL) Hyd. Involved in QA activities during D & D, production and repair/ O/H of Avionics, EW Systems at HAL Hyd, BEL Hyd, ECIL Hyd, DRDO lab Hyd and Private vendors.

CABS, Bengaluru

CABS, Bengaluru

CABS Bengaluru

CABS Bengaluru

Centre for Airborne Systems Defence Research & Development Organisation Bengaluru

BEL, Hyderabad

BEL, Hyderabad

BEL, Hyderabad

BEL, Hyderabad

Bharat Electronics Hyderabad

ECIL, Hyderabad

ECIL, Hyderabad

ECIL, Hyderabal

ECIL, Hyderabal

Electronics Corporation of India Limited, Hyderabad

HAL, Kasaragod

HAL, Kasaragod

Kasaragod

Kasaragod

Stratagic Electronic Facility, HAL, Kasaragod, Kerala

A S Yadav

A S Yadav

Director Admin

Admin Group, New DElhi

The Qualification of Shri A S Yadav is Postgraduate and LLB. He is from AFHQCS Cadre and of Civil Service Exam 1997 Batch. He has worked in MS(X) Army HQ, Air HQ, DGAFMS and CAO.

S K Shukla

S K Shukla

Director HR

HR Group, New Delhi

Joined Govt Service in Sept 1993 as ACSO in AFHQ Civil Service through Civil Services Exam of 1991.Worked in DRDO HQrs, Army HQrs, Air HQrs as Dy Director since 2000. Joined DGAQA on 16 Sept 2019.

Shri Satish Kumar

Shri Satish Kumar

ASERDC Lucknow

Regional Director (ASSRDC) Lucknow

• Completed B. Tech (Hons) in Aeronautical Engg. from IIT Kharagpur in 1990. • Completed M. Tech (Mech Engg.) from IIT Madras in 1998. • Joined DGAQA [erstwhile DTD & P (Air)] on 17 Dec 1993. • Prior to joining DGAQA, worked as Asst. Engineer (Design) in LCA complex, HAL, Bangalore from 11-12-1990 to 16-12-1993. Significant Achievements: • Participated in procurements of Aircrafts, (Transport Aircrafts, LCA (Navy), Helicopters, UAV), Engine and GSEs for IAF, IA, INA and ICG at HQ, DGAQA. • Organised DGAQA stall in Trade fair at Pragati Maidan New Delhi for consecutive three years. • Organised Aero India activities pertaining to HQ, DGAQA for two shows and supervised it at Bangalore. • Organised DGAQA stall and lectures in Defence corridor at Belgaum, Karnataka, Aligarh, UP and Nasik Maharashtra. • Organised DGAQA stall at Def Expo 2020 along with ADG (N&CZ) at Lucknow. • Developed several Ground Support Equipment through MSMEs at GSE, Group, HQ, New Delhi. • Provided QA coverage during hot and cold weathers for LCA and IJT aircraft. • Participated in FET for Twin Engine Heavy Helicopter for Indian Coast Guard.

G Narendra Babu

G Narendra Babu

Director

HAL, Koraput

Shri G Narendra Babu with BE in Electronics & Communication has worked for six years in Indian Air force as Short Service Commissioned Officer in the maintenance of high power static RADAR before joining DGAQA in 1998. In DGAQA, he has worked at ALISDA providing QA coverage to Electronic airborne stores, OADG, Kanpur providing QA coverage for HPT-32 aircraft, SSQAG (Strategic Systems Quality Assurance Group), Hyderabad providing QA coverage to AGNI missiles and in HQ, New Delhi heading Tech Coord group. Joined OADG, Koraput on 24 Oct 2020, heading AQA group of Sukhoi Engine Division providing QA coverage during manufacture and overhaul of AL-31FP aero engine and its aggregates.

DP Verma

DP Verma

RD, MSQAA, Bengaluru

MSQAA , Bengaluru

Shri DP Verma joined DAQAS in 1997. He worked on Dornier and AVRO aircrafts including their LRUs at ORDAQA Kanpur. He worked on Airfield lighting equipments, Isolating Transformers, Aircraft lighting systems at OAQA, Dehradun. He is well conversant with opto-electronic Instruments, Laser Range Finder, Night Vision Devices etc. He worked on various RADARs & Communication Systems including Digital MobileTropo, Digital StaticTropo, Satellite & Microwave etc.at ORDAQA Ghaziabad. He had significantly contributed during on site QA coverage of Smart Power Fence installed at various IAF stations in Jammu Kashmir (J&K).

S C KARAN

S C KARAN

Director

HAL ,Koraput

T he Qualificatiopn of Shri S C Karan is BE in Mechanical Engineering. Joined DGAQA on 07-04-1997.. He has worked in various organisation i.e AQAW (A) Kanpur, MSQAA Bangalore, RMC Mumbai, ORDAQA Lucknow, ORDAQA Kanpur and OADG Koraput..

C Ramesh

C Ramesh

Director

SSQAG, Hyd

Shri C. Ramesh, Director has completed his BE in Mechanical Engineering and presently working in HQ SSQAG, Hyderabad since 2017. In-charge of GSE Group, responsible in ensuring the Quality of various GSE Systems pertaining to strategic programme. Period to this appointment the office worked in various capacities in ensuring the Quality of the systems / subsystems during manufacturing of missiles at MSQAA, Hyd and overhaul of JAGUAR & MIRAGE, AIRCRAFT at M/s HAL, Bangalore.

Ravi Prakash B

Ravi Prakash B

Director

Director

Director of SSQAG

Nagraja Bableswar

Nagraja Bableswar

Director

MSQAA Hyd

Shri. Nagaraja. R B. BE(Mechanical) graduate from Karnataka University. Joined DGAQA (Erstwhile DTD P(Air) in 1993 as JSO and selected for DAQAS cadre as SSO-II in 1994. He has served various field establishments i.e. ORDAQA (H/Cs), ORDAQA (AA) and Director (MSQAA), RDAQA (LCA) RDAQA (H/c). Presently, as a Director (AMS) MSQAA, Hyderabad and providing QA coverage to Akash Missile project. He has actively participated in QA activities of Advanced Light Helicopter project during development and production of Helicopters. He had undergone familiarisation programme on manufacturing of composite main rotor blades for ALH helicopter at M/s Euro copter Germany. He has worked in QA activities of Air armament stores and Canopy Severance System for LCA A/c.

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Anil G Abhyankar

Anil G Abhyankar

Director

OADG, Nasik

Shri Anil G Abhyankar graduated in mechanical engneering in Yr 1984 .He has worked in CIMCO(HED) Bharatpur, Diesel Component works Patiala (Min of Railway) prior to joining DGAQA.He joined DGAQA(erstwhile DTD&P(Air) in Yr 1993 in MSQAA (Hyderabad ) Prithivi Missile Group. He has also worked in OCRI Dhradun(Air field lighting system), ORDAQA Lucknow ( Air craft accessories) , and presently working as Director in OADG(Nasik) on Su-30 Aircraft.

Shiv Kant Kapoor

Shiv Kant Kapoor

Director

OADG Nasik

Shri Shiv Kant Kapoor is 1986 batch graduate in Metallurgical Engineering from Punjab Engg College, Chandigarh (UT). He Joined DGAQA in 1994 as SSO-II at Dett AAIW(Itarsi), wherein provided QA coverage Of Air Armament stores and later posted at ORDAQA(F&F), Bengaluru in 1997 • Promoted as SSO-I and posted as Officer-in-Charge to Dett AAIW(Muradnagar) in 2002, wherein provided QA Of Air Armament stores • Promoted as PScO in2009and posted to OCRI(Aircraft Division), Bengaluru and continued as Director (Aircraft) from 2015-17, wherein he provided QA for western fleet of Aircraft, SARAS, PTA etc.• He has participated in various court of Inquiries and provided vital inputs to ascertain cause of failure and initiated corrective measures.As Director posted to OADG, Nashik in 2017, where he is responsible for QA during SU-30 MKI manufacturing, Assy and Flight Hangar including Article-A Mod integration and various other modifications for launchers on SU-30MKI& MiG -21 ROH. He has streamlined the manufacturing activities of Su-30 production, ROH of MiG-21 and brought out various process related improvements, which were not in vogue at HAL(ND). He is known for his dynamism and involvement whileensuring the Quality Assurance during production of SU-30MKI.

C Rangaswamaiah

C Rangaswamaiah

Director

SSQAG Hyd

Shri C Rangaswamaiah, Director has joined DGAQA as SSO-II at ORDAQA, Kanpur on 09.03.1998. He did his BE in Mechanical Engineering from Bangalore University. He has served in various Field Establishments of DGAQA during his carrier.viz. ORDAQA, Kanpur. ALISDA, Bangalore, ORDAQA (Aircraft & overhaul), Bangalore. MSQAA Hyderabad and presently at HQ SSQAG, Hyderabad w.e.f 20.07.2020. He also worked as Regional Director, AQA, Kanpur. He has keenly involved and immensely contributed in QA activities during manufacturing and overhaul of Dornier-228 Aircraft, overhaul and servicing of HS-748, HPT-32, KIRAN MK-I/IA/II Aircraft, Manufacturing of HAWK (AJT) Aircraft, Aeronautical Parachutes and other Airborne systems, Validation & Delivery of AKASH Missile system including its Ground system by active participation during Qualification tests and firing trials of AKASH Missile. Attended various high level meetings chaired by JS on AKASH Missile related issues. He was rewarded with an Appreciation letter from PD, MSQAA for two consecutive years for his significant contributions in realization of FOPM systems of AKASH weapon systems. Presently, he is heading the Mechanical Group of AGNI strategic Missile Systems as Director at HQ, SSQAG, Hyderabad.

P P Singh

P P Singh

Director

MSQAA Hyd

Shri PP Singh, BE (Electrical) graduate from Bangalore University joined DGAQA (Erstwhile DTD&P (Air)) on 30 Dec 1992 and in 1997 was promoted to DAQAS cadre. He has served in various Field Establishments throughout the country and in various disciplines such as Avionics, Aircraft, Batteries, Aerial Photo Film, AHSP activities, QA of Russian and Western Aircrafts (Overhaul) and Indigenous Trainer Aircrafts and their sub-systems and rotables at HAL (Nasik) and Overhaul Division of Bangalore. Also involved in the DARIN-III Upgrade Programme of Jaguar Aircraft by MCSRDC, Bengaluru and Mirage-2000 midlife upgraded programme. Further I was also involved in QA of various Air Armament Stores produced at ORDAQA (Khadki) Pune and during development of various Armament Stores at ARDE, HEMRL Pune. Provided QA to Rustom-II Wings at R&DE Pune using RF-I (Resin Film Infusion) Technology. At present posted as Director at MSQAA and looking after Development Group, MSQAA since 04 Aug 2020.

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