Bhanu Prakash Srivastava has assumed charge as Director (Other Units) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL).
Bhanu Prakash Srivastava has assumed charge as Director (Other Units) of Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) with effect from April 20, 2022. He was serving as General Manager of the Advanced Defence Systems-Navy (ADSN) Strategic Business Unit at BEL’s Bangalore Complex before his elevation.
Srivastava holds a degree in Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) and Master of Business Administration. He joined BEL in August 1986 and, in a career spanning 36 years, gained rich experience in diverse functions such as manufacturing, project management, quality management, materials management, design and development and product support. He has a good understanding of the defense business and is well versed in related processes such as manufacturing, trial and evaluation of equipment, customer inspection and clearance, and after-sales service and support.
During his long association with BEL in various senior management positions, Srivastava has made major contributions towards sustained business growth and profitability in the areas of radio and data equipment, military and telecom switching equipment, C4I system for civil and military applications, radars for the Army, Air Force and Navy, sonars, fire control systems and communication systems for the Navy, and surface-to-air missile project for naval ships, among others.