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R&D In Electronics-Group-II

The areas assigned to the Group cover Electronics Materials and Components, Microelectronics, Photonics, Medical Electronics including Telemedicine, Industrial and Electronics Applications.

R&D Society

The Group is also responsible for all scientific, technical and related matters concerning the Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology (CMET) which has its Headquarters at Pune with units at Hyderabad and Thrissur. CMET's mission is to develop a knowledge base in electronics materials and processing technologies. The areas of focus for CMET are: Ultra High Purity Metals, Electronic packaging, Optoelectronics materials, sensors and actuators, materials for Nanoelectronics.

R&D activities

The Group carries out sponsored R&D activities at academic institutions and R&D laboratories in the areas assigned to it through a variety of plan programmes. The projects cover a wide spectrum including Electronics materials and components, discrete semiconductor devices, Microelectronics, Photonic Devices, sub-systems and technologies, equipment and systems development, Nanotechnology, Medical Electronics, Telemedicine, Industrial Applications Development and field demonstration in different sectors of the economy, for example, Transport, Power, Steel, Textiles etc. Some of the major R&D initiatives of the Group are: development of Linear Accelerators for medical and strategic applications, mission mode project for Power Electronics Technology and setting up of Nanoelectronics Centres.

Organizational structure of the Group

The Group is organized into 4 divisions as follows:
S. No. Divisions Email
1 Electronics Materials and Components Division
Dr. (Smt.) N. Shroff,
Scientist G, Head of Division
nshroff@mit.gov.in 
 
2 Electronics System Development and Application
Shri R. C. Meharde
Scientist G, Head of Division
rmeharde@mit.gov.in
3 Nanotechnology Initiatives
Dr. G. V. Ramaraju,
Scientist G, Head of Division
gramaraju@mit.gov.in
4 Microelectronics Development Division
Sh. Sunil Alag,
Scientist F, Head of Division
salag@mit.gov.in

R&D in Electronics Group – Functions and duties

Electronics Materials and Components Division

Electronics System Development and Application Division

Microelectronics Development Division:

  • Microelectronics devices covering all discrete semiconductor devices and ICs (but excluding Hybrid microelectronics and opto-electronics devices).
  • Devlopment of Capital Equipment for Process Technology, Process and Device Simulation.
  • Semiconductor-VLSI-Chip Design
  • Micro-electro Mechanical Systems: MEMS Programme

Nano-Technology Initiatives Division:

  • Nano-Technology matters w.r.t. electronics and Information Technology.
  • Nano - electro Mechanical Systems: NEMS Programme
  • Developing Super computing Applications for Nano-Technology.
  • National Nano-Technology Initiatives (incl. Vision & strategy delineation documentation, integrating with the framework Nano-technology initiatives taken by other S&T Departments/Govt. organizations and also aspects, such as Nano-electronics, Nano-material, Nano-computing).

Note: Other Activities common to above Divisions:

  • Escorting innovations to successful mass replication.
  • Policy inputs relating to International (Bi-lateral/Multi-lateral) Bodies.
  • Technical responsibilities (pertaining to assigned areas) and providing related inputs to other Group/division in r/o industry promotion, foreign investment, international cooperation, export promotion, and manpower development etc.
  • Other matters as may be specifically assigned by Secretary.
  • Coordination with the concerned Ministries/Departments and Organisations.

 

Division-wise position of S&T and other Staff (as on 23/08/2011)

R&D in Electronics Group

Group Coordinator -Shri T. K. Sarkar, Scientist G

 

A. Electronics Materials and Components Division (EMCD)

Dr. (Mrs.) Niloufer Shroff, Scientist G, Head of Division

Dr. Sandip Chatterjee, Scientist E

Smt. Rekha Grover, Scientist D

B. Electronics System Development and Application

Shri R.C. Meharde, Scientist G, Head of Division

Shri G. Vijaykumar, Scientist F

Shri Pardeep Chopra, Scientist F

Dr. S. K. Srivastava, Scientist F

Shri Ramashray Prasad, Scientist E

Shri R. S. Verma, Scientist D

Smt. C. K. Bajaj, Joint Director

Smt. Munni Devi, Section Officer

C. Nanotechnology Initiatives Division

Shri G.V. Ramaraju, Scientist G, Head of Division

Shri Ramesh Chand, Scientist D

Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Scientist B

Smt. R. K. Juneja, Joint Director

D. Microelectronics Development Division

Sh. Sunil Alag, Scientist F, Head of Division

Smt. Sunita Verma, Scientist E

Shri Y. S. Tanwar, Scientist D

Smt. R. K. Juneja, Joint Director

Allocation of Responsibilities/Duties among Officers and their Reporting Pattern

Group Coordinator - R&D in Electronics

Shri T. K. Sarkar, Scientist G

A: Electronics Materials and Components Division (EMCD)
S. No Officer’s Name &
Designation
Allocation of Assignment Reporting to Assisted by
1 Dr.(Mrs) Niloufer Shroff,
Scientist G,
Head of Division(EMCD)
a) Promotion of technology development and application in the following areas:
  • Materials and components for electronics
  • photonics
  • e-waste

b) Coordination of C-MET activities
c) Overall responsibilities of the Division’s activities towards technical, financial and other managerial issues.
d) Other assignment from Group Coordinator from time to time.

Group Coordinator,
R&D in Electronics
All other officers and staff of the Division as detailed in this document.
  • Smt. Indu, Personal Assistant
  • Smt.Samartha Devi, Multi Tasking Staff
2 Dr. Sandeep Chatterjee,
Scientist E
a) Promotion of R&D projects in the field of electronics materials and components, photonics and e-waste (conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Coordination work for C-MET activities
c) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area.
d) Coordination with industries/ other ministries in the areas of work.
e) Any other assignment from Head of Division/ Group Coordinator from time to time.
Head of Division, EMCD --
3 Smt. Rekha Grover,
Scientist D
a) Promotion of R&D projects in the field of electronics materials and components and photonics (conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area.
c) Coordination with industries/ other ministries in the areas of work.
d) Any other assignment from Head of Division/ Group Coordinator from time to time.
Head of Division, EMCD --
B: Electronics System Development and Application Division (ESDA)
S.No Officer’s Name &
Designation
Allocation of Assignment Reporting to Assisted by
1 Shri R. C. Meharde,
Scientist G
Head of Division (ESDA)
a) Promotion of technology development and application in the following areas:
  • Industrial Electronics (Power Electronics, Automation Technologies, Instrumentation, etc.) for various economic/ service sectors.
  • Medical Electronics, Telemedicine and Health- Informatics.
  • Agri-electronics
  • Microwave Electronics, EMI/EMC.

b)Coordination of SAMEER activities
c) Overall responsibilities of the Division’s activities towards technical, financial and other managerial issues.
d) Other assignment from GC from time to time.

Group Coordinator, R&D in Electronics All other officers and staff of the Division as detailed in this document.
  • Smt.Romi Nagpal, Principal Private Secretary
  • Shri Hari Singh, Multi Tasking Staff
2 Shri G Vijay Kumar,
Scientist F
a) Promotion of R&D projects in the field of Medical Electronics and Telemedicine (conceptualization/ formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area.
c) Coordination with industries/ other ministries in the areas of work.
d) Any other assignment from HoD/GC from time to time.
Head of Division, ESDA
  • Shri R. S. Verma, Scientist D
  • Smt. Ashima Gandhi, Private Secretary
  • Smt.Sumitra Devi, Multi Tasking Staff
3 Shri Pardeep Chopra,
Scientist F
a) Promotion of R&D in the following areas:
  • Application of Electronics/IT in Agriculture and Environment.
  • Specific applications related to Industrial Electronics.
  • Microwave Electronics, EMI/EMC

(conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area.
c) Coordination work for SAMEER activities.
d) Coordination with industries/ other ministries in the areas of work.
e) Other assignment from HoD/GC from time to time.

Head of Division, ESDA
  • Smt. Anita Bhandari, Principal Private Secretary
  • Shri Ram Kumar, Multi Tasking Staff
4 Dr. S. K. Srivastav,
Scientist F
a) Promotion of R&D projects in the area of Telemedicine and Health Informatics (conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area.
c) Coordination with other industries/ ministries in the areas of work.
d) Any other assignment from HoD/GC from time to time.
Head of Division, ESDA Smt. Brahmvati, Multi Tasking Staff
5 Shri Tara Shanker,
Scientist E
a) Promotion of R&D in the area of Industrial Electronics
(conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities)
b) Member-Secretary, Working Group activities for the Division.**
c) Coordination with industries/other ministries in the areas of work.
d) Other assignment from HoD/GC from time to time.
Head of Division, ESDA
  • Shri Gulshan Kataria, Personal Assistant
  • Shri Ram Kumar, Multi Tasking Staff
6 Shri Ramashray Prasad,
Scientist E
a) Promotion of R&D for Industrial Electronics
(conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area. c) Projects falling under Multiplier Grant Scheme. Coordination with industries/ministries in the areas of work.
d) Other assignment from HoD/GC from time to time.
Head of Division, ESDA
  • Smt. Mamta Manocha, Personal Assistant
  • Shri Ram Kumar, Multi Tasking Staff
7 Shri R. S. Verma,
Scientist D
a) Promotion of R&D projects in the area of Medical Electronics and Telemedicine (conceptualization/formulation, evaluation, coordination, monitoring and field demonstration activities).
b) Matters related to finance, parliament, annual plan/annual report, etc. in the above area.
c) Coordination with industries/ other ministries in the areas of work.
d) Member-Convenor of the Working Group on Medical Electronics and Telemedicine.**
Shri G. Vijay Kumar, Scientist F
  • Smt. Neeru Malhotra, Personal Assistant
  • Smt. Brahmvati Multi Tasking Staff
8 Smt. C. K. Bajaj,
Joint Director
Will continue to function temporarily as at present till a revised work allocation for JD/DD/SOs is worked out soon. Head of Division, ESDA
  • Shri K. S. Rawat, Assistant
  • Shri Vinod Kumar Jaggi, Assistant
  • Smt. Sona Devi, Multi Tasking Staff
9 Smt. Munni Devi,
Section Officer
Will continue to function temporarily as at present till a revised work allocation for JD/DD/SOs is worked out soon.. Head of Division, ESDA
  • Shri Gopal Dutt , Upper Division Clerk
  • Shri A. K. Bose, Tradesman B
  • Smt. Sumitra Devi, Multi Tasking Staff
C: Nanotechnology Initiative Division:
Officer's Name & Designation Assignment Reporting to Assisted by
Dr. G. V. Ramaraju,
Scientist G, Head of Division
  • Overall responsibility for Promotion of R&D in the area of Nanotechnology
Shri T. K. Sarkar,
Scientist G,
Group Coordinator, R&D in Electronics Group
Smt. P. Vijayalakshmi,
Personal Assistant
Shri Ramesh Chand,
Scientist D
  • Member Secretary, 'Working Group on Nanotechnology
  • Parliament Questions & Committees
  • Periodical Reports
  • Matters related to Audit
  • Preparation of Annual Report, Annual Plan, Performance Budget, etc
  • Matters related to Right to Information Act
  • National/international conferences
  • Monitoring of R&D Projects
  • Creation & Maintenance of database for sponsored R&D projects
  • Technical Reports
Dr. G. V. Ramaraju,
Scientist G, Head of Division
Smt. Rajinder Kumari,
Private Secretary
Smt. R. K. Juneja,
Joint Director
  • Custody of all files & records
  • Administrative support
  • Periodical Administrative Financial Status Reports
Dr. G. V. Ramaraju,
Scientist G, Head of Division
  • Shri Kamal Singh, Assistant
  • Shri Amarjeet Kaur Kakkar, Assistant
  • Shri Manish Meena, Multi Tasking Staff
D: Microelectronics Development Division
Officer's Name & Designation Assignment Reporting to Assisted by
Shri Sunil Alag,
Scientist F, Head of Division
  • Overall responsibility for Promotion of R&D in the area of Microelectronics
  • Additional responsibility of SICLD Registry as Registrar (work on 50% time basis in Registry)
Shri T. K. Sarkar,
Scientist G,
Senior Director and Group Coordinator R&D in Electronics Group
  • Smt. Vandana Kumar, Personal Assistant
Smt. Sunita Verma,
Scientist E
  • Member Secretary "Working Group on Microelectronics
  • Evolution & monitoring of sponsored R&D projects
  • Technical reports on Microelectronics, VLSI design
  • MEMs Programme including support for NPSM
  • Matters related to Right to Information Act
  • Parliament Questions & Committees
  • Periodical Reports
  • Matters related to Audit
  • Interface with other agencies including Govt. Departments
  • Additional responsibility of SICLDR Registry (work on 50% time basis in Registry)
Shri Sunil Alag,
Scientist F, Head of Division
  • Smt. Renu Gulati, Private Secretary

Note: Also provide support to other officers

Shri Y. S. Tanwar,
Scientist C
  • Monitoring of Sponsored R&D projects
  • Matter related to R&D in the area of discrete semiconductors
  • Technical reports on Discrete Devices
  • Creation & Maintenance of database for sponsored R&D projects
  • Bilateral/International Cooperation
  • National/International onferences
  • BIFR Cases
  • Additional responsibility of SICLDR Registry (work on 50% time basis in Registry)
Shri Sunil Alag,
Scientist F, Head of Division
-
Smt. R. K. Juneja,
Joint Director
  • Custody of all files & records
  • Administrative support
  • Periodical Administrative & Financial Status Reports
Shri Sunil Alag,
Scientist F, Head of Division
  • Shri Kamal Singh, Assistant
  • Smt. Amarjeet Kaur Kakkar, Assistant
  • Shri Manish Meena, Multi Tasking Staff

 

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