CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMME
Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bangalore, organised a
course on Materials Management in DRDO-A Practical Approach during 4-8
July 2005. Shri MD Aravamudhan, Director, ADE inaugurated the course
while Shri SN Ghosh, PD (Kaveri), GTRE and Chairman, Material Management
Advisory Committee delivered the key note address.
Defence Scientific Information and Documentation Centre (DESIDOC),
Delhi, organised a course on Lan Management, DRONA & DISHA during 17-21
July 2005. Forty-five participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended
the course. Dr Mohinder Singh, Director, DESIDOC inaugurated the course. The
course included lectures on: LAN architecture and LAN security, trouble
shooting, DRONA overview, DRONA mail server concepts and administration,
services available on DRONA, introduction to DISHA, DISHA server/client
installation, data entry in DISHA, data transfer and administration of DISHA,
Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, organised
a course on Improving Presentation and Communication Skills during 25-29
July 2005. Dr RR Rao, Officiating Director, NPOL, inaugurated and also
presided over the valedictory function. Twenty four-participants from
various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr (Mrs) M R Santha Devi, Sci E
was the course coordinator.
OTHER COURSES / CONFERENCES
Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi,
organised a one day workshop on Indigenous Dental Implants: An Overview
on 11 June 2005. Dr Anil Kohli, President, DCI, was the Chief Guest. Lt
Gen RC Dhir, PSVM, PHDS, Director General, Dental Services of Armed Forces;
Dr Narendra Kumar, Director, Life Sciences, DRDO HQrs; and Brig RP Tripathi,
Co-chairman of the workshop were also present on the occasion. Dr Narendra
Kumar read out the presidential address on behalf of Dr W Selvamurthy, CC
(R&D), (LS&HR). The guest of honour, Lt Gen RC Dhir compared the advances in
Dental Implatology to earlier revolutions in dentistry like that of enamel
etching and composite materials. Dr Balasubramanian enlightened with a
presentation giving an insight into the work of Titanium.
Ten indigenous dental implants were fixed on four selected patients.