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MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

Continuing Education Programme

CVRDE, Avadi

The Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), Avadi, organised a course on Transmission for AFV Application during 3- 7 December 2001. Twenty-seven participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Director, CVRDE inaugurated the course and Shri R Jayakumar, Addl Director, delivered the valedictory address and distributed certificates to the participants.

CVRDE organised two courses on Tanks Mechanical System and Automotive Electronics during 29 October-2 November 2001. The courses were attended by 26 and 25 participants respectively. Shri R Jayakumar, Addl Director, CVRDE inaugurated the courses and Shri S SunDAREsh delivered the valedictory address and distributed certificates to the participants.

CVRDE organised an introductory course on Basic Production Technology during 19-23 November 2001. Twenty-five participants attended the course. The topics covered during the course included conventional machining and metal forming processes, gear cutting, jig boring, introduction to CNC, non-traditional machining, cutting tools and fluids, heat treatment and foundry technique, welding, and surface finishing processes. Shri BS Rao, Project Director, delivered valedictory address and distributed the certificates to the participants.

GTRE, Bangalore

The Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore, organised a course on Data Acquisition & Control System Technology during 1-12 October 2001. Twenty-five participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. The subjects covered during the course were: instrumentation and control systems, measuring instruments, data acquisition and control systems, health monitoring systems, calibration techniques and systems, advanced topics, groundings, shielding and bonding of instrument systems, introduction to EMI, EMS, airworthiness and systems integration aspects. Shri SC Kaushal, Sci G, distributed course certificates to the participants.

GTRE organised a one week course on Autocad-2000 from 26 November 2001. Twenty-six participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. The topics covered during the course were: Autocad basics, setting up drawing environment, drawing with precision, controlling display, working with 3D space, creating 3D objects, working with raster, importing and exporting, plotting drawings, introduction to visual, and customisation of Autocad.

PXE, Balasore

The Proof & Experimental Establishment (PXE), Balasore, organised a course on Administrative Skills during 8-12 October 2001. Twenty-six participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. The topics covered during the course were: office procedures, conduct rules, disciplinary proceedings, budgeting, reservation policy, recruitment, promotion, audit, time management, labour laws, service books, pensionary benefits and application of computers. Shri PK Mahapatra, Sci E was the Course Director.