Facilities Available

Network Services

  • Web Hosting Infra Structure
  • IT Support
  • National Knowledge Network (NKN) Node

Multimedia Laboratory

The Laboratory was established to provide multimedia authoring, designing and presentation facilities to the top management and the Scientific Adviser to the Defence Minister. Expertise has been established in image processing, CD-writing, audio-video designing, desktop CD publishing and multimedia CD-ROM production. A few multimedia products were published and consultancy was provided to establish multimedia laboratories both within and outside DRDO.

Reprographic Facility

This Facility helps DRDO top management and scientists in their technical presentations. The Facility is equipped with a computer-based 35mm multicolour slide making system, a digital colour copier, high quality colour printers and video recorders, and provides high quality presentation materials.

Printing Facility

A full-fledged high quality Printing Facility has been established which includes designing, layout, typesetting, DTP, processing and printing units for in-house production of DRDO publications. High quality multicolour printing is carried out with the help of commercial printing agencies.

E Journals

Defence Science Library has started providing access to e-journals from January 2007 which is a new service. This service is available only at DESIDOC premises at Now DRDO scientist/users can access more than 300 e-journals full-text. In addition J-Gate database service and Emerald ManagementXtra, Jane"s Defence Magazine Library can also be accessed online for information search.

Knowledge Management Division

Digitization facilities: Knowledge Management Division in the DESIDOC has been created to digitize all types of technical reports generated by DRDO labs/Estt. Store at central place, protect and preserve vital knowledge assets and create a strong Knowledge base of DRDO. To facilitate the scanning and digitization activities full fledged digitization facilities has been set up by this division which includes the following equipment.

  • Two high quality overhead digital color book scanner "ATIZ Book Drive Pro V" shaped scanners.
  • Two high quality fujitsu flat bed scanners.

DRDO Library Network Group:DRDO Library Network has been created by Director DESIDOC to network DRDO TIRC's across the country. The aim is to provide a platform to know the available resources in the TIRC/Libraries of various DRDO Labs. The group comprises of a team of dedicated officers and staff who are engaged in collecting, processing and updating the data to provide seamless access of information to the DRDO community.

DESIDOC has optical fibre line and internet facility and currently has two 8 Mbps leased lines from MTNL and 20Mbps Internet line from Railtel.

It is also responsible for interaction with academia, project training of students, DRDO Directors' Conference, DRDO e-mail facility, etc., to DRDO officials.