Continuing Education Programme

CVRDE, Avadi
Combat Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (CVRDE), Avadi, organised a course on Latest Trends in Productivity Improvement during 15-19 December 2003. Twenty-five participants from various DRDO Labs/Estts attended the course. Shri K Kailasapathy, Addl Director delivered the inaugural and valedictory address.

CVRDE, Awadi, organised another course on Simulator Design Concepts during 3-7 November 2003. Shri S SunDAREsh, Addl Director inaugurated the course while Shri B Rajagopalan, Addl Director delivered the valedictory address.

DIPAS, Delhi

Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi, organised a course on Current Trends in Genomics and Proteomics during 24-28 December 2003. Twenty-one participants from Life Sciences Labs of DRDO attended the course. Dr PK Banerjee, Director, DIPAS inaugurated the course. Dr Soma Sarkar, Sci E, was the Course Coordinator.

GTRE, Bangalore

Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore, organised a course on Product Development Technologies during 17-21 November 2003. Twenty-seven participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr A Ramachandra, Chairman, Board of Studies, VTU, Belgaum was the Chief Guest at the valedictory function.

HEMRL, Pune

High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune, organised a course on Explosives and Environmental Safety during 1-5 December 2003. Twenty-five participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr NV Muraleedharan, Regional Controller, Regional Controllerate of Safety (WR), Ordnance Factory, Bhandara, inaugurated the course. Shri S Venugopalan, Sci F was the Course Director and Shri P Roy, Sci E was the Course Coordinator.

NPOL, Kochi

Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, organised a course on Organisational Procedures and Practices for Middle Level Management during 17-21 November 2003. Shri Gyanesh Kumar, IAS, District Collector, Ernakulam inaugurated the course. Thirty-six participants from NPOL and other DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Shri T Sreeprakash, Sci E was the Course Coordinator.

NPOL, Kochi also organised a course on CNC Machining and Productivity Improvement Techniques during 15-19 December 2003. Shri V Chander, Director, NPOL inaugurated the course. Thirty-eight participants from NPOL and other DRDO laboratories attended the course. Shri P Rajan, Sci D was the Course Coordinator.


R&DE (Engrs), Pune

Research & Development Establishment (Engrs) (R&DE(Engrs), Pune, organised a course on Electronic Data Security during 10-14 November 2003.

 

Other Courses /Conferences /Seminars

 

DIPAS, Delhi
Defence Institute of Physiology & Allied Sciences (DIPAS), Delhi, organised an
INDO-US Workshop on Enhancing Human Performance in Military Environment during 11-13 November 2003. Dr VK Aatre, Scientific Adviser to Raksha Mantri and Secretary, Depatment of Defence R&D delivered the inaugural address. Lt Gen BN Shahi, PVSM, AVSM,VSM,PHS, DGAFMS presided over the function. Ten deligates from USA and fifteen from DRDO labs/estts and DGAFMS attended the workshop.


IRDE, Dehra Dun

Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehra Dun, and Group for Forecasting and Analysis of Systems & Technologies (G-FAST), Delhi, jointly organised a one-day Workshop on Electro-optical Sensors for Surveillance & Target Acquisition on 10 December 2003 to identify the EO systems and technologies for the next 10-15 years to enable taking up of new DRDO programmes. Fifteen papers were presented covering the wide spectrum of sensors and technologies.


HEMRL, Pune

High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune, under the auspices of High Energy Materials Society of India (HEMSI) organised the 4th International Seminar and Exhibition on High Energy Materials during 18-20 November 2003. Dr VK Aatre, SA to RM and Secretary, Depatment of Defence R&D inaugurated the seminar. Shri M Natarajan, CC R&D delivered the keynote address. Dr Haridwar Singh, Director HEMRL and President, HEMSI welcomed the guests. Dr SN Asthana was the Convener of conference.


Naval College of Engineering, INS Shivaji, Lonavla
Vice Adm PC Bhasin reviewing the Passing out Parade

Naval College of Engineering (NCE), INS Shivaji, Lonavla, has witnessed yet another glittering Passing Out Parade of 28 Naval Engineer-officers of 88th Basic Engineering Course on 6 December 2003.The parade was reviewed by Vice Adm PC Bhasin, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, Chief of Materials, Naval HQrs, New Delhi. Fifteen Electrical and thirteen Mechanical Engineer-Officers, under the able guidance of DRDO scientists posted at NCE, underwent rigorous academic training of three-year leading to BTech from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.