To 16th April 2015 Hon’ble Shri Manohar Parrikar, Defence Minister,Room No -104, South Block,New Delhi-110011
Subject: Young and honest DRDO Scientists suffering from corruption/ nepotism/ favoritism in promotions.
Since last 10 years it is observed that the assessments for promotion is become business for senior top scientists and lab directors. Every year the result of assessment pour frustrations among deserve scientists and only such scientist stays in DRDO who digest the promotions of incompetents and specially outstanding promotions of those who are engaged for non scientific assignments.
DRDO brain drain is directly connected with DRDO assessment procedure. The RAC Director, Dr R K Jain himself an example of violation of FCS. His long tenure as Director RAC also proves the DRDO top managements are happy with his role.
Every year the entry of scientists especially by lateral entry is one of the main source of induction of their favorite ones by tailor made post advertisement. In this connection the complaints are piling with various GOI agencies.
The experts invitations are also a big game in these assessment, example in case of assessment of Dr A K Singh, most of time of his assessment same expert was called.
RAC, Director facilitate in this respect to lab directors/ cc/ DG’s to promote their beloveds through this mechanism and paint as fair assessments.
Sir, the following letter is received by website regarding assessment business of DRDO, forwarding for your perusal.