India’s Bharat Electronics today announced that Manmohan Handa took over as the new Director (Bangalore Complex).
Handa was the General Manager of BEL’s Missile Systems Strategic Business Unit (SBU) prior to this promotion. He served as Additional General Manager (Systems) and Additional General Manager (Antenna) at BEL-Ghaziabad from 2004-2008.
Later he took charge as GM of BEL’s Navi Mumbai Unit in 2008. He was posted at BEL-Bangalore as GM (Export Manufacturing) in 2010. In 2013, he took charge as GM (Missile Systems).
Handa has been the Program Manager for two pan-India projects: POLNETand establishment of strategic communication network in Akhnoor, Poonch &Rajouri of Jammu & Kashmir. He has led teams in the design, development and manufacture of various simulators for weapon and radar systems.
As GM (Missile Systems), he succeeded in supplying two squadrons of Akash Missile System for the Indian Air Force and equipment for ‘First of Production Model’ of Akash Weapon System (Army version).
As GM (Export Manufacturing), he has been instrumental in the design and development of the new Electronic Voting Machine with Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail (VVPAT) as per the requirements of Election Commission. He was a part of developing a low cost Tablet PC for the Ministry of Rural Development for use in enumeration for the Socio Economic & Caste Census.