MANPOWER DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION PROGRAMME

DESIDOC, Delhi

Defence Scientific Information and Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), Delhi, organised a course on Web Page Designing and Information Services during 22-26 August 2005. Forty participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr Mohinder Singh, Director, inaugurated the course and also presided over the valedictory function. Shri SC Saxena, Sci D and Shri Sumit Goswami, Sci C were the Course Director and Course Coordinator respectively.

DIPR, Delhi

Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), Delhi, organised a course on Recent Advances in Psychological Assessment during 1-5 August 2005. Dr KV Raghavan, Chairman, RAC, Delhi, inaugurated the course. The course was organised for Services Selection Board (SSB) scientists, working in the Army, Air Force and Naval Selection Boards in India. Fifteen participants from various SSB's participated in the course. The course aimed at exposing and deliberating on the recent developments and trends in selection system.

DMRL, Hyderabad

Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), Hyderabad, organised a course on Computer and Office Management during 22-26 August 2005. Dr AM Sriramamurty, Director, inaugurated the course which was attended by nineteen participants from various DRDO labs/estts. Dr KV Rama Rao, Sci F, was the Course Director. Shri N Maitra, Sci G delivered the valedictory address and gave away certificates to the participants.

ITM, Mussoorie

Institute of Technology Management (ITM ), Mussoorie, organised a course on Basic Project Management Skills for (DRTC Officers) during 1-5 August 2005. The aim of the course was to prepare DRTC officers to contribute more effectively in time-bound R&D projects and to acquaint DRTC officers with fundamentals of project management and impart requisite knowledge and skills. Twenty-eight participants from various DRDO labs/estt attended the course. Col RK Pant, Offg Director, ITM, Mussoorie inaugurated and presided over the valedictory function.

ITM , Mussoorie, organised a course on IT Based Management Support Systems during 1-5 August 20. Seven participants attended the course. Shri Rajjan Singhal, Ex Prof, Univrersity of Concordia, Canada was the Guest Faculty. Col RK Pant, Offg Director, ITM inaugurated as well as delivered the valedictory address.

LASTEC, Delhi

Laser Science and Technology Centre (LASTEC), Delhi, organised a course on Laser Remote Sensing Techniques and Applications during 1-5 August 2005. Dr Anil Kumar, Director, inaugurated the course and delivered the keynote address on Overview of Laser Remote Sensing Techniques. Twenty-seven participants from various DRDO labs/estt attended the course. Dr JP Dudeja, Sci F was the Course Director.

NPOL, Kochi

Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, organised a course on Mathematical Preliminaries for Numerical Modeling during 29 August-2 September 2005. This refresher course was aimed to update the knowledge on the subject with a futuristic outlook. Dr R R Rao, Associate Director, NPOL inaugurated the course which was attended by twenty-seven participants from various DRDO labs/estts. Shri V Chander, Director, presided over the valedictory function and gave away certificates. Dr K V Sanil Kumar, Sci E was the Course Coordinator.

NSTL, Visakhapatnam

Naval Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Visakhapatnam, organised a course on Hardware in Loop Simulation with 6 DOF Trajectory Simulation Model during 8-12 August 2005. Twenty-six participants from various labs/estts attended the course. Dr K Satyanarayana, Director, delivered the inaugural address. Shri A Surendra Rao, Sci E was the Course Director.

 

OTHER COURSES / CONFERENCES / SEMINARS

DRDL, Hyderabad

DRDO-Media Interactive Workshop was organised under the chairmanship of Shri Prahlada, Chairman, IGMDP and Director, DRDL, Hyderabad. Shri Sachidananda Murthy, Director Member, Press Council of India and Chief of Bureau, The Week Magazine, New Delhi; and Shri I Ramamohan Rao, Chief Editor, Asian News International, Former Information Advisor to the Defence Minister were the Chief Guest for the workshop. Dr W Selvamurthy CCR&D (LS&HR), DRDO HQrs delivered the inaugural address while Brig Umang Kapoor, Director C-TEC and Coordinator PR, DRDO HQrs delivered the welcome address.

LRDE, Bangalore

A workshop on Disciplinary and Inquiry Procedure, Role of Inquiry Officer (IO) and Presenting Officer (PO) was organised by the Directorate of Personnel (DOP) and held at Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), Bangalore, during 10-12 August 2005. Shri KU Limaye, CCR&D (ECS) inaugurated the workshop. Dr W Selvamurthy, CCR&D (LS & HR) presided over the valedictory function. Thirty participants attended the workshop.

RCI, Hyderabad

Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Hyderabad, organised an Orientation Course for New Scientists during 1-6 September 2005. Fifty scientists attended the course. Dr VK Saraswat, Distinguished Scientist & Director, RCI inaugurated the course. Shri W N Raghupathy, Associate Director, RCI presided over the valedictory function.
Dr AM Varaprasad
, Head, HRDG was the Course Director.