Sh Avinash Chander is not interested to take any action on DMSRDE corruption cases

To                                                                                                        1st  November 2014Hon'bleShri Arun Jaitly,Raksha Mantri,Room No 104, South Block,New Delhi-110011  SUBJECT:  Sh Avinash Chander is not interested to take any action on DMSRDE corruption cases. Sir, I would like to draw your kind attention towards corruption in tunes of crores at Defence Materials & Stores Research & Development Establishment (DMSRDE), Kanpur, an establishment under Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India. Dr. Arvind Kumar Saxena was appointed as Scientist ‘C’ on 28.04.1984 in DMSRDE, Kanpur and since then he is continuously posted at DMSRDE, Kanpur since last 30 years. He has not been transferred even for a day from Kanpur and since the date of his posting he is working at Kanpur.  The roots of the Dr. Saxena while working at DMSRDE, Kanpur has become so deep that he was involved in … [Read more...]

RTI- Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao double extension – international stature ???? Patent ????

To                                                                                  30th July 2014Sh B.Bandopadhyay,CPIO & Under secretary, (Estt.A-IV),R.No.202, North Block, Department of Personnel & Training, (DOPT),New Delhi-110001Hello, Kindly provide me with the following information requested under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act, 2005 in respect of Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao, Distinguished Scientist is holding the post of DG, (NS&M) in DRDO. He got extension two times in the service beyond the age of superannuation under the 2nd and 3rd proviso of FR 56(d) and various OMs issued by DOPT, MOP PG&P. Details of the extensions granted to him by ACC are given below. Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao,              -DOB: 10 Oct 1951 Extension-I for 60 -62 years 0 -1 Nov 2011 to 31 Oct 2013 Extension-II for 62-64 years - 01 Nov 2013 to 31 Oct 2015 The procedure for grant of extension to the Scientists is laid down in DoPT DO letter No. 28/19/2000-EO(SM-II) … [Read more...]

RTI -Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao, DS & Director General – Naval Systems and Materials (NS & M) – PATENT

To,                                                                                                                              28th July 2014Dr. RB Sharma, CPIODRDO HQ, Min. of DefenceDRDO Bhawan, Rajaji MargNew Delhi-110011                             Hello, Kindly provide me with the following information requested under the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005 in respect of Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao, DS & Director General - Naval Systems and Materials (NS & M). As per news publish on 31 Dec 2011 in The Hindu “Mr Rao has a patent Infra Red Signature Suppression (IRSS) device, which helps in evading attack by Infra Red Seeker Missiles” Copy enclosed. As per patent search it is found that the patent application deemed to be withdrawn u/s 11B (4) Copy enclosed. As per DRDO website PATENT, Infra Red Signature Suppression (IRSS) Device, For Fitment at Exhaust of Diesel Engine of Ship to Evade Attack by Infra Red Seeker Missiles. (Patent Application: 0123/Del/2005 A, Filling … [Read more...]

How DRDO officials are misleading the Honorable Defence Minister

On the direction of Honorable Defence Minister, a high level committee was constituted under chairmanship of Dr. V. Bhujanga Rao, DS & CC R&D (NS&IC), members were Dr. G Malakondaiah, DS & CC R&D (HR & M), Lt Gen Anoop Malhotra, CC R&D (R&M and Implementation), Brig Ajay Gupta, Vigilance Director and Dr. A K Singh, DOP to find out the truth about the allegations of Sh Prakash Singh, Ex Senior Admin Officer, LESTECH, Metcalf House, Delhi.  (Copy of CVO MOD enclosed) What are the allegations? The recruitment of Ms Swati Srivastava as Scientist ‘B’ was totally manipulated by  Dr Arun Kumar, DOP,OS, Scientist ‘H’.(Ex) The recruitment of Ms Geetha as Scientist ‘C’ was totally manipulated by Dr W Selvamurthy, DS & CC R&D (LS & IC) (now Ex) The recruitment of Mrs T Chandrabanu as Scientist ‘F’ was totally manipulated by the team led by Dr W Selvamurthy, DS & CC R&D (LS & IC) (now Ex) Misinterpretation of rules and … [Read more...]

Oldies of DRDO cling on to their jobs post retirement

 Gautam Datt   |   MAIL TODAY  |   New Delhi, October 25, 2012  Dozens of top scientists at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) are working on extended tenures despite the government disfavouring the policy of retaining officers or specialists after their retirement. According to guidelines, tenures can be extended only in "exceptional circumstances". The DRDO, however, justifies the extensions, saying only valued experts whose replacements are not easy to find are given the privilege. In response to an RTI query, sought by Rajeev Chauhan of Meerut, the DRDO released a list of 37 scientists - 12 of them in the distinguished category - who are working on extended tenures. This was disclosed only after the intervention of the chief information commissioner following an appeal. Defence scientists retire at the age of 60. The department of personnel and training (DoPT) rules for extension of specialists in the medical and scientific fields mention the … [Read more...]