CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMME
Combat Vehicles Research and Development Establishment (CVRDE),
Avadi, organised a course on Emerging Technologies in Light Armoured
Tracked Vehicles and its Variants during 8-12 August 2005. Nineteen
participants attended the course. Shri R Jayakumar, Sci G, Addl
Director, inaugurated the course while Shri S SunDAREsh, Sci G,
Associate Director, delivered the valedictory address.
Inaugural session of the course in progress
Scientific Information and Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), Delhi,
organised a course on Information, Database and Knowledge Management
during 19-23 September 2005. Thirty-eight participants from various DRDO
labs/estts attended the course. Dr Mohinder Singh, Director, DESIDOC
inaugurated the course and also presided over the valedictory function. The
course included lectures on database creation and management, web-based KM
services-DRDO website, information services and knowledge management,
e-commerce and e-contracts, copyright, patent, trademarks, IPR issues in KM
and licensing of electronic contents, cyber crime, cyber terrorism and
national and international cyber laws, information technology act 2000, etc.
Shri SC Saxena, Sci D and Shri Sumit Goswami, Sci C were the
Course Director and Course Coordinator, respectively.
Prof Das delivering the key note address
Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), Mysore, organised a course
on Physical Properties of Food and Related Materials during 19-23
September 2005. Prof H Das, Agricultural and Food Engineering
Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur inaugurated the course
and delivered the keynote address. Nineteen participants from various DRDO
labs/estts attended the course. Dr AS Bawa, Director delivered the
Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, organised a course on
Requirements and Requirements Review during 12-16 September 2005.
Twenty-two participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course
which was inaugurated by Dr S K Ray, Associate Director, RCI. Shri
Avinash Chander, Outstanding Scientist & Director, ASL released a book
edited by Shri Rajendra Prasad, Director, R&QA. Shri Rajendra Prasad,
Director, R&QA was the Course Director while Shri P B V Rama Murthy
Sci D, R&QA was the Course Coordinator.
Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, organised
a course on Networking and Communication during 8-12 August 2005.
Shri V Chander, Director, inaugurated the course which was attended by
twenty-seven participants from various DRDO labs/estts. The topics covered
included serial and parallel communication and networks, LAN and WAN
components, broadband transport techniques like SONET, ISDNI ATM, fiber
optic communication, cryptography, data compression, etc. Shri S
Ananthanarayanan, Associate Director, presided over the valedictory
function and distributed the course certificates. Smt T M Jayamma,
Sci E was the Course Coordinator.
OTHER COURSES / CONFERENCES
NBCD Specialisation Course
Defence Laboratory (DL), Jodhpur, organised a NBCD Specialisation
Course during 12-16 September 2005 for 14 Naval Officers from INS
Shivaji, Lonavla. Shri PK Bhatnagar, Offg Director inaugurated the
course which included topics on nuclear raDIATion detection and measurement
instruments, calibration techniques, modern trends in protection from
ionising raDIATions, biological effects of raDIATion and operational level.
Shri G L Baheti, Head, NRMA division delivered the welcome address.
Dr M P Chacharkar, Director, Defence Laboratory, Jodhpur presided
over the valedictory function. Shri DK Tripathi, Sci D, was the
Course Coordinator while Shri G L Baheti was the Course Director.
NCE, INS Shivaji, Lonavla
A view of the Passing Out Parade
Naval College of Engineering, INS Shivaji, Lonavla witnessed a
glittering Passing Out parade of 61 officers, including 5 officers
from 91st Basic Engineering Course and 56 officers from 17th Naval
Engineering Course. Lt General Balraj Singh Takhar, PVSM, VSM, General
Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Command, Pune reviewed the parade.
General Takhar was also the Chief Guest for the valedictory function.