Dr. Narendra Kumar Arya, Scientist ‘G’ is B.Tech(Hons.) IIT Kharagpur, M.Tech IIT Kanpur and PhD from IIT Delhi. He joined DRDO in the year 1990 as Scientist-B in DRDL Hyderabad through IGMDP Senior Fellowship Scheme. In 1992 he was transferred to LASTEC Delhi where he worked in the field of Gas Dynamic Lasers. In the year 2008 he joined as SA to CAS and since 02 Sept. 2019, he is serving as Director, Directorate of Public Interface in DRDO headquarters. He is a Fellow of The Institution of Engineers and member of The Aeronautical Society of India, Systems Society of India, Indian Laser Association and society for Aerospace Quality and Reliability.