Who: P. Sudhakar
When: 16 September 2013
P. Sudhakar took over as the Chairman & Managing Director of the Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) on 16 September 2013. He was working with ECIL since 1979 and was holding the Office of the Director (Technical) and acting CMD, prior to this appointment.
P. Sudhakar is a graduate in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Andhra Pradesh and holds a Masters in Integrated Electronics and Circuits from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He also had extensive training abroad on Automation Systems.
He specialised in the areas of design, development, manufacturing, testing and commissioning. He is closely involved with the control and automation systems of all the operating nuclear power plants of the country.
He had successfully led the execution of Command Control Systems of Akash and BrahMos missile programmes. He is associated with a number of projects of strategic importance for the nation undertaken by ECIL.
About Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL)
• Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL) is a Public Sector Undertaking under the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. ECIL situated at Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.
• ECIL was setup on 11 April, 1967 with a view to generate a strong indigenous capability in the field of professional grade electronics.
• The initial accent was on total self-reliance and ECIL was engaged in the Design, Development, Manufacture and Marketing of several products with emphasis on three technology lines viz. Computers, Control Systems and Communications.
• ECIL pioneered the development of various complex electronics products without any external technological help and scored several 'firsts' in various fields.
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