Manpower Development Activities

Continuing Education Programme

GTRE, Bangalore

Gas Turbine Research Establishment (GTRE), Bangalore, organised a course on R&D Management during 8-12 March 2004. Thirty-four participants from various labs/estts attended the course. The subjects covered during the course included integrated product development, product life cycle, design for quality and concurrent engineering, project proposals and monitoring, DRDO materials management, design for maintenance, preparation of budget/environment analysis , development of systems, design for manufacture, system engeenirg, etc. Prof VVS Sarma, IISc, Bangalore delivered the valedictory address.

ITR, Chandipur

Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, organised a course on VLSI Technology and its Application during 1-5 March 2004. Thirty-five participants from various labs/estts attended the course. The faculty was drawn from from IIT, Kharagpur; ISI, Kolkata; and ANURAG, Hyderabad.

Other Courses/Conferences/Seminars

DL, Jodhpur

Defence Laboratory (DL), Jodhpur, organised a Workshop on Recruitment Procedures and Related Matters under the aegis of Directorate of Personnel, R&D HQrs, New Delhi. The workshop aimed at discussing issues related to recruitment of Group C and D employees. Dr SM Sharma, Director, Directorate of Personnel, inaugurated the workshop. Twenty-five officers from various labs/estts attended the workshop. Shri RK Sayal, Director, DL(J), released a booklet titled DPC Procedures and Related Matters.

DRDL & RCI, Hyderabad

Defence Research & Development Laboratory (DRDL) and Research Centre Imarat (RCI), jointly organised a National Workshop on Tactical Missile Guidance (NWTMG) during 5-6 March 2004 at DRDL, Hyderabad. Shri RN Agrawal, Director, Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL), Hyderabad and Project Director, Agni was the Chief Guest and delivered the inaugural address. Shri NV Kadam, Associate Director, DRDL and Chairman of the organising committee briefed the audience regarding the theme of the workshop. Shri Prahlada, Director, DRDL, delivered the welcome address while Dr VK Saraswat, Director, RCI, delivered the keynote address. The workshop was spread over seven technical sessions.