Mr Amol Newaskar took charge as Director (Other Units) of Navaratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) on May 24, 2012.
As Director (Other Units), Mr Newaskar will head 8 Units of BEL located atGhaziabad, Panchkula, Navi Mumbai, Kotdwara, Pune,Hyderabad, Chennai and Machilipatnam.
Mr Newaskar was General Manager of “Military Communication” Strategic Business Unit at BEL’s Bangalore Complex before his elevation. He graduated in Electronics Engineering from S.G.S.I.T.S,Indoreand joined the Research and Development Division of BEL,Bangalore, in February 1978. He was appointed General Manager in August, 2007.
During his career in BEL, he has gained experience in various functions like Production, R&D, Marketing, Management Services. In 1984, he was assigned to the core team formed to set up new Unit of the company at Panchkula, Haryana, to manufacture Tactical Communication Equipment and Crypto products. He worked in this Unit up to 2005 when he was transferred to Bangalore Complex. His last posting as General Manager (Military Communication) saw focused initiatives by SBU for building in-house strengths in critical technology areas in Military Communication, e.g. Radio Relays, Software Defined Radios, Tac C3I systems, Tactical Communication System, etc. Military Communication implemented 5S technique in work place was first in BEL. During his tenure as GM (Milcom), SBU won several awards such as Raksha Mantri Award for Import Substitution, CMD’s Rolling Trophy for Best SBU in Business Excellence, ELCINA-EFY award (Second Prize) for Business Excellence, etc.