Man Power Development Activity
High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune, organised a course on
High Explosives during 22-25 November 2004. Twenty-five participants from DGAQA,
New Delhi; College of Military Engineering, Pune; Regional Centre for Military
Airworthiness (Air Armament), Pune; PXE, Balasore; SPIC, Delhi; ARDE, Pune and
HEMRL attended the course. Dr K Satyanarayana, Director, NSTL, inaugurated the
course. Shri AK Kapoor, Director, CFEES, Delhi was the Chief Guest for the
valedictory function. Dr SN Asthana, Sci F was the Course Director while Shri RK
Sinha, Sci E was the Course Coordinator.
Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi organised a
course on Biostatistics during 1-5 November 2004. Eighteen participants from
various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr RM Panday, Director, Institute
of Research in Medical Statistics (IRMS), Delhi, inaugurated the course. Dr
Pushpa Mishra, Sci D was the Course Director while Ms Mamita Devi, Sci B was the
Other Courses / Conferences / Seminars
Defence Electronics Applications Laboratory (DEAL), Dehradun, organised a
workshop on Image Processing Activities in DRDO during 17-18 November 2004. Shri
VP Sandlas, DS and CC R&D (ECS), inaugurated the workshop. Shri KVSS Prasad Rao,
DS and CC R&D (TMS), also graced the occasion. Fifty-five scientists from 14
DRDO labs/estts attended the workshop.
A Meet for DRDO Public Relations and Information Officers was organised at Gas
Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore, on 16 November 2004. The event
aimed at providing basic ingredients of creative writing and technical know-how
to Public Information Officers of the various labs/estts of the southern region.
Brig Umang Kapoor, VSM, Director, C-TEC inaugurated the meet and Dr K
Ramachandra, Director, GTRE, delivered the inaugural address. The editors of
Deccan Herald, Times of India, Hindu and former Media Advisor to PM were also
involved with the meet. The event was coordinated by Shri K Jay Prakash Rao,
Public Relations Officer ( Bangalore Region).
Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, organised a training programme on
Harnessing Human Resources under the Personality Development Programme, through
Central Board for Workers Education, Bhubaneswar during 1-5 November 2004.
Thirty participants from ITR attended the course and highly appreciated its