Shri Harishwar Dayal, IDSE is B.Tech (Elect Engg) from prestigious IIT Kanpur. He has joined the deptt through 1981 batch UPSC Engineering Services Exam. He has served in both peace and hard stations in his service career. He was Garrison Engineer in DRDO Hyderabad where he was providing infrastructure support to IGMDP programme in DRDL, DLRL, RCI, ERDL Cell. He has rare opportunity of having worked under direct guidance of Hon’ble Dr A P J Abdul Kalam and has the credit of constructing, first time in the country, the highly specialised storage and handling facilities for missiles and different type of fuels for missile technology. He also constructed first Aakash Missile Test Bed and compressed air facilities which proved successful in the first trial of Aakash engine and various other special facilities and prestigious projects. He also constructed infrastructure of Nagarjunasagar Lake Test Facility. As Commander Works Engineers, he successfully provided infra support to army establishments in entire hill region under adverse climate. He has held the apptt of SEI and Jt DG of a HQ CE Comd. In SAG grade, he was Chief Construction Engineer in NE region. He was instrumental in successful planning of infra works worth more than 1500 crores in isolated and different terrains of hill states with inaccessible and inhospitable living conditions. Almost all the infra works at prestigious Military Stations were planned, tendered and brought under execution during his tenure which was highly appreciated by all higher auth in Army HQ and MoD, In HAG grade, he has held the apptt of ADG (Projects) Chennai and was looking after the works services of complete Coast Guard fmns, all Ordnance Factories, all DRDO labs, modernization of CODs, a major training institute and one of the Area for Army related works. Presently he has taken over as Director General (Personnel) from 01 Dec 2018.