Lt Gen (Dr) Rajesh Pant PVSM, AVSM, VSM (Retd.) has joined the Board as Non Executive Chairman. It is indeed a matter of pride to have such a decorated and distinguished officer to lead the PEL team.
Gen Pant is a renowned Techno-scholar-warrior with experience of Sri Lanka & Kargil operations. He served as Head of National Centre of Excellence in ICT and Cyber Security with over 2000 trainees of BTech and MTech levels, including from 24 foreign countries for three years and processed three patents through visionary and innovative academic leadership.
Gen Pant is a founder member of India’s indigenous Electronic Warfare (EW) programme, author of Indian Army’s Information Warfare Doctrine (2004) and has evaluated EW Systems in France, Israel, South Africa, Argentina besides being trained in Hungary. He is also the initiator of Battlefield Management Systems (BSS) for entire Indian Army, second largest in world, and has managed projects of over Rs 5,000 crores value.
Gen Pant was elected on 01 Jul 2014 as Member National Governing Council of the Institution of Electronics and Telecom Engineers (IETE) India by about 20,000 eminent Scientists, Academicians and Scholars and was nominated member of IETE Academic, eLearning, Skill Development and Publications Committee.
Gen Pant’s 40 years of experience in the Indian Army (Corps of Signals) will provide guidance and impetus to the fresh initiatives being undertaken by PEL.