The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence celebrated National Technology Day, which was organised by the Defence Science Forum.
Presiding over the function, Dr. G Athithan Distinguished Scientist & Chief Controller R&D (SAM), DRDO presented a road map on DRDO technology innovation. The occasion was also marked by a National Technology Day Oration, where Prof. VK Singh, eminent scientist (Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Awardee) and Director IISER, Bhopal delivered a lecture titled ‘Role of Science Education and Technology for ‘Make in India’: Challenges’. National Technology Day signifies the glorious achievements of Indian science and technology. DRDO observes this day in all its laboratories/ establishments. Lectures by selected DRDO scientists, Open House Session, Quiz, etc. marked the occasion.
The day also saw release of a DRDO Technology Spectrum (compendium of innovative technological contributions/ methodologies of scientists). The function was attended by Directors, Scientists from DRDO Headquarters and Delhi based laboratories.