Commodore A Madhavarao is new Director (Technical), BDL

Commodore A Madhavarao (Retd) has assumed charge today, as Director (Technical) of Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Miniratna Category -1 PSU under the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. 

Commodore A Madhavarao is new Director (Technical), BDL
Commodore A Madhavarao is new Director (Technical), BDL

New Delhi- Commodore A Madhavarao (Retd) has assumed charge today, as Director (Technical) of Bharat Dynamics Limited (BDL), a Miniratna Category -1 PSU under the Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India. 

Before his new assignment, Commodore Madhavarao served as Executive Director (Marketing) at BDL. He also served as Executive Director and Unit Head of the BDL Kanchanbagh Unit. 

An Alumnus of various prestigious educational institutes and Universities, he has a      B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, an ME in Electronics & Telecommunication, an MSc in Defence Studies, and an MBA in Finance with a Master’s degree in Management Studies. Apart from his current experience in BDL, he has had an illustrious career spanning over three decades in the Indian Navy. 

As Executive Director of BDL, he played a significant role in monitoring the progress of in-house R & D activities of the Company and headed the production and lifecycle support of flagship products of BDL. He has played an instrumental role in developing infrastructure in BDL to enable the Company to take up initiatives towards the realization of Atmanirbharta in Defence and manufacturing of future advanced generations of missiles on a fast-track basis.  As the Marketing and Business Development head he also played a key role in the signing of contracts with foreign companies and the Ministry of Defence contributing significantly to the current order book position of the Company.

During his tenure in the Indian Navy, Commodore Madhavarao took part in the Kargil and Parakram operations. He was instrumental in setting up the Nuclear and Safety field organisation in Visakhapatnam for the induction of Nuclear Submarines into the Indian Navy. He served on board three classes of submarines of the Indian Navy and was part of the re-induction of Nuclear Submarine Chakra. He has also served on three frontline ships of the Navy and held key positions in the Command Headquarters and Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence Navy and was responsible for future planning and policy-making.

He has a long association with the Naval Dockyards and served as General Manager of Technical at Naval Dockyard Visakhapatnam and was responsible for preparing the long-term perspective plan for the Naval Dockyard modernisation. He has experience in frontline operations of the Navy, Niche Technology operation and maintenance, project management and planning at the higher management level.