DFRL, Mysore

Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore, celebrated its 41st Raising Day on 30 December 2002. Sports events, cultural activities and prize distribution were organised as a part of the celebrations. Awards like DRDO Cash Award, DRDO Technology Group Award for 2001-02; Laboratory Award for DRTC Cadre, Best Research Paper Award, Instituted Rolling Trophies, Laboratory Award for Administration & Allied Categories, Laboratory Scientist of the Year Award, Director's Special Awards, and Hindi Incentive Scheme Awards were distributed on the occasion.

The employees who have completed 25 years of service in DRDO were also honoured with mementoes. Dr PK Vijayaraghavan, founder Director, DFRL, was the Chief Guest.

DMRL, Hyderabad

Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, celebrated its Annual Day on 24 December 2002 with fan fare and gaiety. Annual Day sports events were organised prior to the final function. Smt Usha Banerjee gave away sports prizes and Dr Banerjee, Director presented the technical Laboratory Awards for DRDS scientists, DRTC employees, administrative and allied staff, etc.

LRDE, Bangalore

Electronics & Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore, organised DRDO Day and Lab Raising Day on 1 January 2003. Shri GSK Rao, Officiating Director presided over the function. Lab Level Awards, Cash Awards, Annual Sports Awards, Director's Special Awards and Ayudha Pooia Awards were distributed as apart of the celebration.