The Operations division in DDI plays a crucial role in the Institute. The Mission of the team rests in being ‘enablers’ to meet institutional objectives and a partner in supporting the Mission, Vision and Values of DDI. The team serves in various capacities of operations including Information Technology, Human Resources, Finance, Material Management and Procurement and General Services. The team also coordinates maintenance, upgrades and contractual duties of all scientific and medical equipment through the Bio Medical equipment and maintenance services. The team ethos is adoption of best practices and innovative solutions to drive continuity and sustainability of the work carried out in DDI. The Institute has undergone multiple expansion and renovation exercises in infrastructure to enable key scientific projects and also remains up to date in all facets of IT solutions and programs by using Cloud-based and other enterprise platforms. The hire of top talent and training across divisions in DDI have added depth to the capabilities and resources of the institute through its people.
Operational activities carried out by the operations team are coordinated under the guidance of the Chief Operating Officer (COO).