Mr Rajinder Singh Bhatia, an Army Veteran and a prominent figure in India's defence industry, boasts of over 40 years of experience. He currently serves as the President of the Defence business at Bharat Forge and holds key positions as Chairman of Kalyani Strategic Systems Limited, KRAS (a joint venture between Rafael and KSSL), and BFPEL. Under his leadership, the Kalyani Group has established strategic partnerships with major defence and aerospace OEMs worldwide, positioning itself at the forefront of India's Defence & Aerospace landscape. Bhatia has also played a pivotal role in government-sponsored bodies for Defence & Aerospace, contributing to strategic policy initiatives and serving on policy task forces. Additionally, he chairs the SIDM Membership Committee and is a member of both the FICCI National Committee and CII National Committee on Defence.