P Upadhyay, INAS has taken over as Director General of Naval Armament (DGONA) at IHQ MoD (Navy) from KSC lyer, who superannuated on 31 May 23. P Upadhyay belongs to the 1987 batch of the Indian Naval Armament Service. He joined the Naval Armament Organization of the Indian Navy on 12 Jul 1989. An Electrical Engineering Graduate from SGSITS Indore, he earned his Post Graduate degrees from Devi Ahilya University in Electrical Engineering with a specialization in ‘Digital Techniques and Instrumentation’ in 1988 and in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Pune with a specialization in ‘Guided Missiles’, in 1995. In a span of 34 years, he has held various important assignments at NAD (Visakhapatnam), NAD (Karanja), NAD (Trombay), NAD (Alwaye), and IHQ, MoD(N). He is an alumnus of the Naval Defence College of NDC-53.