Guest Editorial

  • Yashwant Kumar Nagle DRDO Defence Institute of Psychological Research Delhi


In the modern era of emerging trends and technologies, the psychology has received further attention which played an imperative role in lives of human beings, their development and overall well-being in emerging society. The rising trend in varied fields of psychology such as health psychology, positive psychology, military psychology, clinical psychology, industrial psychology, organisational behaviour and counseling reflect the pace of growth of the subject in the country. In India, Defence Research and Developmental Organisation (DRDO) established under the aegis of ministry of defence is dedicated towards research and developmental activities for enhancing self-reliance in various areas of military technology. Among 52 laboratories spread across the country, the Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR) has a major role in the areas of personnel selection, training and follow-up of Indian Armed Forces

Author Biography

Yashwant Kumar Nagle, DRDO Defence Institute of Psychological Research Delhi
Dr YK Nagle did his MA (Psychology) and PhD (Applied Psychology) from Devi Ahilya University, Indore, in 1983 and 1991 respectively. Presently working as a Scientist ‘F’ at DRDO.He is a trained Occupational Psychologist from the Psychometric Centre, Cambridge University, United Kingdom. He worked in DRDO-Defence Institute of Psychological Research, Delhi from March 2006 to May 2018. He is area of specialised in personality assessment for personnel selection, development of personality tests, and psychotherapy and counselling in which he has published over 47 articles, authored chapters and edited one book.
How to Cite
Nagle, Y. (2018). Guest Editorial. Defence Life Science Journal, 3(4), 315.