Terms and Conditions

This website is designed, developed and maintained by Defence R&D Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence, Government of India. DESIDOC, a constituent of DRDO, is the nodal agency for this activity.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of India, New Delhi.

The information posted on this website could include hypertext links or pointers to information created and maintained by non-Government/private organisations. DRDO is providing these links and pointers solely for your information and convenience. When you select a link to an outside website, you are leaving the 'Guidelines for Indian Government Websites' site and are subject to the privacy and security policies of the owners/sponsors of the outside website.

Privacy Policy

We do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to you (for example, to respond to your queries). If you choose to provide us with personal information like filling out a Contact Us form with an e-mail address or postal address, and submitting it to us through the website, we use that information to respond to your message, and to help you get the information you have requested.

Our website never collects information or creates individual profiles for commercial marketing. While you must provide an e-mail address for a localised response to any incoming questions or comments to us, we recommend that you do NOT include any other personal information.

Hyperlinking Policy

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to our site so that you can be informed of any changes or updations therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site.

Our website's pages must load into a newly opened browser window of the user.

Copyright Policy

Contents of this website may not be reproduced partially or fully, without due permission from DRDO Headquarters. If referred to as a part of another website, the source must be appropriately acknowledged. The contents of this website can not be used in any misleading or objectionable context.

Content Review Policy (CRP)

Content Review Policy (CRP)
Sr. No.Content ElementBasis of Content ClassificationFrequency of ReviewApprover
1About Department - Half YearlyChief controller
2Programme/ Schemes   Quarterly, Immediate-for new Programme/ Scheme introduced.Chief controller
3Policies - Quarterly, Immediate-for new Policies introducedChief controller
4Acts/Rules - Quarterly, Immediate-for new Acts/rulesChief controller
5Circular/Notifications   QuarterlyChief controller
6Documents/Publicatio ns/Reports   Fortnightly, Archival of current 2 yearWeb Information Manager
7Directories/ Contact Details  -Quarterly Immediate in case of change.Web Information Manager
8What’s New  -ImmediateWeb Information Manager
9Tenders Publishing  -ImmediateGroup Head / Web Information Manager
12Photo-gallery   Quarterly Immediate in case of an event.Chief controller
12Lab Wise Contents   Quarterly Immediate in case of an event.Chief controller

The entire website content would be reviewed for syntax checks once a week by the website team.

Content Archival Policy

Content Archival Policy
Sr. NoContent ElementsEntry PolicyExit Policy
1About DRDO and LabsContent to be reviewed half-yearlyContent to be updated if organisation setup changes
2Programmes/SchemesSanction of programmes/SchemesIn case programme/Scheme is discontinued
3Policies Announced by DepartmentDiscontinued policies to be archivedDiscontinued policies to be archived
4ServicesServices provided by different unitsDiscontinued services to be expunged
5FormsGovernment/Business and citizen centric (recruitment) formsTo be reviewed if expiry date is to revalidated. Discontinued forms to be expunged.
6Publications Issues uploaded on monthly/bimonthly basisIssues more than a year old to be moved to the archive sectionIssues more than a year old to be moved to the archive section
7Interaction ToolsEvent/Demand basedEnd of event
8DirectoriesContact Directories/Official websitesBiodata of previous officers to be archived and other elements to be expunged
9Announcements/ NewsEvent/Demand basedTo be removed after expiry of validity period
10TendersPublished on request of individual labsAutomatically moved to archive section after end of last date.

Website Monitoring Policy

Besides the working hours, the website will be checked twice a day by Group Head (morning and night) and also on weekends, so that any irregularity can be reported immediately.

A separate log book will be maintained where any anomaly found will be recorded with date, time and nature of the problem and verified.

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