Director, DIT&CS
Shri Sanjay Pal
Director, DIT&CS

Shri Sanjay Pal assumed charge as Director Information Technology and Cyber Security (DIT&CS), DRDO Hqr on 22 August 2019.

He is Bachelor of Engineering (Computer) from Delhi University (1991) and M. Tech (Computer Science) from Jawaharlal Nehru University (1993). He started his career in DRDO as Scientist B, at Institute for Systems Studies and Analyses (ISSA), Delhi, where he contributed for various assignments in a span of 13 years. In 2005, as Scientist E he was posted to Recruitment and Assessment Centre (RAC) Delhi where he contributed for all recruitment/ assessment activities related to DRDS Cadre. Also, he initiated & installed various IT facilities for enabling candidates aspiring to serve DRDO through various entry modes and improving processing efficiency.

As Secretary, Defence Science Forum (DSF), he planned and successfully organised more than 35 S&T events. He is Associate Member of the IEEE (CS), Fellow of Institution of Engineers, Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Senior Member of Indian Society of Computer Engineers and Life Member of United Services Institute. Following are his awards / recognition:

Awards/ Recognitions (official)

i. DRDO Technology Award (1996)
ii. Appreciation for National Science Day Oration (1997)
iii. Appreciation for National Technology Day Oration (2000)
iv. Commendation from Chairman RAC (2006)
v. Commendation from SA to RM, Secy. DDR&D and DG R&D, for National Science Day (2007)
vi. Laboratory Scientist of the Year Award (2007)
vii. Commendation from SA to RM, Secy. DDR&D and DG R&D (2011)
viii. Laboratory Technology Group Award (2011-2012)
ix. DRDO Scientist of the Year Award (2012)
x. Laboratory Scientist of the Year Award (2013-2014)
xi. Commendation from SA to RM, Secy. DDR&D and DG R&D (2014)
xii. Laboratory Technology Group Award (2015)
xiii. Laboratory Scientist of the Year Award (2016-2017)

Award/ Recognition (personal)

  • Appreciation from Red Cross Society / Govt of India for Volunteer Blood Donation (more than 50 donations, at that time) (2004)
  • Appreciation from SA to RM, Secy. DDR&D and DG R&D for 63 Volunteer Blood Donations (2011)

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