GS Mani, Director & Dean, IAT inaugurated the course. Twenty-five participants from
various DRDO labs/estts attended the course.The topics covered during the course were:
synthesis, characterisation and applications of energetic polymers (like polyvinyl
nitrate, polyglycidyl nitrate, glycidyl azide polymer, polyazidomethyl methyl oxetane,
polybisazidomethyl methyl oxetane, polynitromethyl methyloxetane, and their co-polymers);
N-N bonded polymers and fluoropolymers. Besides, methods of large-scale productions and
applications of nitrocellulose as energetic polymer, advanced techniques such as electron
Shri Sivaraman; Sci G, Jt Director, Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehradun, inaugurated the course. Eleven participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. The topics covered during the course were: issues in software project management, project monitoring and control, software quality assurance, software project planning, software metrics, software configuration management, capability maturity model, and software documentation.
Shri S Haldar, Sci G, presided over the valedictory function and distributed course certificates to the participants. Smt Anita Mohindra, Sci C, was the course DIRECTOR .
ITM organised another course on Programme Management from 27 August to 7 September 2001. The course aimed at training the middle level scientists in programmme management and highlighting the emerging concepts and techniques. Shri JAR Krishna Moorty, Director, IRDE, Dehradun, delivered the inaugural address and highlighted the importance and necessity of effective management of programmes. Twenty-two participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Eminent professionals from mega programmes of DRDO viz. Sarvatra, IGMDP, LCA, Samyukta and Kaveri, deliberated and discussed the experiences gained and issues related to programme management. Brig (Dr) RC Pathak, Director, ITM, delivered the valedictory address.