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Continuing Education Programme

HEMRL, Pune

The High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL) ,Dr. Haridwar singh delivering the valedictory address 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 function.

 

 

sspl, Delhi


The Solid State Physics Laboratory (sspl), Delhi, organised a course on Office Automation & Network Applications, during 8-12 January 2001. Twenty-eight participants from various DROO labs/estts attended the course. The topic covered during the course were: Introduction to office automation, computer basics, hardware, accessories, operating systems, introduction to MS Office, utility software, internet browsing and usage, introduction to DBMS and Oracle application in sspl, Lotus notes mailing, messaging feature and internet usage. Participants were given exposure of sspl LAN setup and provided hands-on computer exposure. Dr Vikram Kumar, Director, sspl, delivered the valedictory address and distributed the course certificates to the participants. Shri JSBS Rawat, Sci D, was the Course Coordinator.

  • sspl organised another course on Lithography during 12-16 February 2001. Thirty participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course.. Shri PK Basu, Sci F, was the Course Coordinator. The topics covered during the programme were: Clean rooms for mask fabrication and photolithography (PLG), mask design, mask fabrication, photo resists" PLG equipment, PLG in industry , etching, e-beam lithography, PLG simulation and modelling, PLG in MEMS and SPST, sspl mask fab and future trends. Participants were given demonstration of PLG processing in the laboratory .They also visited the sspl mask fabrication facility. Dr Vikram Kumar, Director, sspl, gave the valedictory address and distributed the course certificates.

GTRE, Bangalore

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.

PXE, Balasore

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.

Other Course

DIPR, Delhi

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.