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J Manjula appointed as DRDO's first woman Director General


BENGALURU (PTI): Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday got its first woman Director General with the appointment of J Manjula as Director General, Electronics & Communication Systems cluster.

She assumed charge from distinguished scientist and Director General Dr K D Nayak, who was holding Additional charge as Director General Electronic & Communication Systems, DRDO said in a release.

Manjula has the honour of being the first woman Director General of DRDO cluster. She has been leading Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE), an establishment of DRDO, as a Director since July 2014, the statement said.

Manjula is an alumna of Osmania University and a practising electronics and communications engineer.

DRDO said she has served in Defence Electronics Research Laboratory, Hyderabad, for more than 26 years in the area of Integrated Electronic Warfare.

She has designed and realised fast signal acquisition receivers, high power RF systems, responsive jammers, controller software etc for various systems inducted in Army, Navy, Air Force and Paramilitary, it added.

Manjula is a recipient of DRDO award for 'Performance Excellence' and 'Scientist of the Year 2011'.

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