Continuing Education Programme
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.
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.
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.