Shri Arvind Kaushal, Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Research & Development) handed over to Dr. Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to Hon’ble Raksha Mantri, Secreatary, Deptt. of Defence R&D & Director General, DRDO, his GPF Statement for the Financial Year 2010-11, at a function here yesterday. The function was attended by Dr. W Selvamurthy, DS & CC R&D (Life Sciences), Sh. G Elangovan, DS & CC R&D (Research & Management), Dr K Sekhar, OS & CC R&D (Missile Systems & Low Intensity Conflicts), Dr. R Sreehari Rao, OS & CC R&D (Electronics & Computer Sciences), Dr. KD Nayak, OS & CC R&D (Micro Electronics and Devices & Management Information System and Technologies), Dr. SC Pandey, Addl. FA (P) & JS, Ministry of Defence (Finance), Shri KVR Murty, Integrated Financial Advisor, DRDO and other senior officers of the organisation. This formally marked the delivery of G.P.F. Accounts Statements to almost 20,000 subscribers of the DRDO located at such far-flung places as Leh in North, Tezpur in East, Ahmednagar in West and Kochi in South, marking a significant improvement over the position in past years when these Accounts were given to the subscribers in July and August 2010.This initiative is yet another step in the efforts being made by the PCDA (R&D) towards achieving greater customer satisfaction in respect of services being rendered by it to the DRDO. Achieving this involved detailed planning, business process re-engineering, switching over to a contemporary database system and close coordination with DRDO Labs in different parts of the country. Shri Kaushal assured the Scientific Advisor that every member of his organization is committed to bringing about more and more improvement in delivery of its services to the DRDO.
In his address, Dr. Saraswat lauded the work being performed by the organization of the PCDA and value it is adding to the efforts of the DRDO. He appreciated the early delivery of GPF account statement, a great initiative showing the professional approach.