MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES
Continuing Education Programme
Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) , Pune, organised a course on Explosion Dynamics, during
8-12 January 2001. Dr HS Yadav, Associate Director, HEMRL and Course Director, inaugurated
the course. Twenty-six participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended
the course. The topics covered during the course were: Detonics, high speed
instrumentation, advancements in high explosives, transducer technology, explosive
reactive armour, etc. Dr Haridwar Singh, Director, HEMRL, presided over the valedictory
Under the continuing education programme of DRDO, the Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore, organised a course on Admin & Accounts, during 12-23 February 2001. Twenty-seven participants from various DRDO labs/ estts attended the course. Shri KR Sarma, Senior Controller of Administration, NAL, Bangalore, who was the Chief Guest for the valedictory function, distributed course certificates to the participants.
The Proof & Experimental Establishment (PXE) , Balasore, organised a course on Range Safety, during 8-12 January 2001. The programme was conducted in local Oriya language and was meant for workers at the grassroot level. Twenty-one participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Topics like safety concept, ammunition safety, explosive safety, precautions during handling and storage of explosives, missile safety, occupational health hazards, safety in workshops, fire prevention and control, first aid, etc were covered. Maj Gen US Abrol, Director & Commandant, PXE, inaugurated the course and also presided over the valedictory function and gave away the course certificates.
The Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Delhi, organised a course on Interviewing Technique for Air Force Recruiting Officers. It is the first of its kind being conducted by this Institute. Six participants from allover India attended the course. Lectures on interviewing techniques and other psychological concepts were delivered by the Service officers and scientists. The course also included practical interviews at Airmen's Selection Centre, New Delhi.