Directorate of Human Resource Development (HRD) is responsible for planning and management of human resource in DRDO. It formulates policies regarding recruitment, career progression and quality improvement of manpower. DHRD also provides manpower and vehicle authorization to DRDO laboratories and establishment through systematic planning. DHRD helps employees in developing their personal and organization skills, knowledge and abilities. The focus is to evolve the most superior workforce so that the organization and individual employees can accomplish their goals.