BHVS Narayana Murthy appointed as Director, RCI
BHVS Narayana Murthy, Outstanding Scientist has been appointed as Director, Research Centre Imarat (RCI), DRDO, Hyderabad. For last three decades he has made significant contributions towards Design, Development and Delivery of Onboard Computers, Missile Launch Processors, Real-time Mission softwares with novel fault tolerant schemes and System on Chip for various tactical and strategic missile programmes. He is an alumni of REC, Warangal. For his contributions to various Defence R&D projects, he was bestowed with many awards and recognitions; significant among them are Astronautical Society of India Rocket and Related Technologies Award, AGNI Award for Excellence in Self Reliance as a team Leader, DRDO Scientist of the Year Award and Path Breaking Research/Outstanding Technology Development Award.
RCI is a premier DRDO laboratory of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex spearheading the design, development and delivery of state-of-the-art Avionics Systems for entire Indian missile development programmes.
While assuming the charge, Narayana Murthy emphasized on the collective efforts which can transform RCI as the global leader in the Avionics systems. He said “we have to gear up for the next level of futuristic Research and bring in the much needed technological self-reliance in the country.”