Shri GS Gupta, Scientist ‘G’ took over as Director, Directorate of Personnel (DOP) on 09th July 2019. He did his post-graduation in Computer Science after joining the DRDO in 1987 as Scientist ‘B’ with Electronics & Communication discipline. Having started his career as Scientist ‘B’ in the Scientific Analysis Group (SAG), Shri Gupta has to his credit 32 years of experience in the areas of Research, Management and Administration, serving in a variety of capacities and positions in various establishments of DRDO.
He has worked for 27 years in the field of cryptology and information security at SAG, where he worked in the R&D on Fax communication, H/V/UHF and MW communication and High Performance Computing (HPC). Establishing of the HPC facility of 25 Tera Flops in a short span of time is also to his credit. He also contributed to the standardization of process & procedures for analysis of Communication products.
Shri Gupta had been appointed as the first Director (Admin) in the office of DG for the MED & COS cluster. During his four years tenure, he made significant contributions by formulating and establishing the necessary processes related to Administration, Human Resources (HR), Budget and Material Management for six laboratories of the cluster.
Before taking charge of DOP, Shri Gupta served as Associate Director in Recruitment & Assessment Centre (RAC) heading the division responsible for Direct Recruitment of Scientists. During this period, he led the completion of three cycles of recruitment of Scientists within ten months, including declaration of results within a day of completion of interviews. He successfully implemented the plan of Descriptive Examination for Recruitment of Scientists (DERS) to improve attendance of shortlisted candidates in interviews. He had the additional responsibility of managing the formation of boards for various activities of RAC including Assessment - 2019.