R.C Garg

R.C Garg is having more than 40 years of experience in the field of teaching, R & D in Public undertaking, Operation and Maintenance of satellite communication, Earth station equipments and Software Development. After retirement from a well-accomplished career from the post of a Director of Advanced Data Processing Research Institute under the Department of Space, He desired to do social service through the use of IT in his native place Alwar in Rajasthan and rural area of Gandhinager and Ahmedabad dist.

He began his career as a Development Engineer in Transmission Research Department of Indian Telephone Industries, Bangalore (1965-69), joined the Indian Space Research Organization in 1969 at Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad.

During his tenure as Head at Ahmedabad Earth Station, General Manager, Group Director in ISRO, he developed and designed state-of-the-art Communication and Electronics equipments. He was instrumental in transferring know-how of a large number of communication equipments to indigenous industries. He was a member of a team, which has built the first Commercial Earth Station at Arvi. As Operations Head, he participated in Satellite Instructional Television Experiment, the first of its kind in the world. He has built electronic systems for the first Master Control Facility in the country, which has been controlling the INSAT series of satellites for more than two decades. He also built BSS uplink for DOT, which made the beginning of satellite TV broadcasting in the country. Built the first INSAT Satellite Search and Rescue Processor. Built the C-band Synthetic Aperture Radar, the first of its kind in the country. In the field of corporate experience, he served as a Board member of SED-BEL (Bharat Electronics Limited), Bangalore for a period of six years.

He is a member of various professional bodies in the country. He has widely traveled abroad on invitation of Foreign Governments and the UN to present papers/talks in international conferences. Since April 1995 till Jun 2002 worked as Director, Advanced Data Processing Research Institute (ADRIN), Secunderabad, Department of Space, which is engaged in the development of state-of-the-art software in the field of Digital Image Processing and Data Security. He also worked as an adjunct professor for 2 years in the centre for GIS Application Anna University, Chennai.