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7.9 TRAINING & KNOWLEDGE                           to H has been published in the Gazette. Cadre
UPGRADATION                                        review proposal of DRTC has been processed
                                                   and submitted to Hon'ble Raksha Mantri for
    DRDO ensures training to all cadres of         consideration.
personnel through training institutes viz.
                                                            During the year 2016, ITM conducted 25
• DIAT, Pune (for technical courses)               training courses and trained 477 participants.
                                                   ITM also conducted 16 on-site training courses
• ITM, Mussorie (for techno-managerial             at various DRDO lab locations on subjects like
     programmes) and                               project management, technology management,
                                                   quality management & organisational
• Defence Laboratory, Jodhpur (for                 behaviour etc. Also, 47 lecture sessions were
     technical, administrative and allied cadre).  conducted during the year which were live
                                                   streamed and made available to all DRDO
    Every year few selected scientists are         employees on every Thursday via DRONA.
deputed to undergo ME/MTech/PhD at Indian
Institute of Technology (IIT), Indian Institute    7.10 VIGILANCE AND SECURITY
of Science (IISc) and other reputed Indian
universities under the sponsorship programme.          DRDO labs/estts are vital installations
Targeted Training Centre has been set up at Dr.    of national importance and have been
Raja Ramanna Complex, Bengaluru for DRDO           contributing immensely to the defence of our
scientists. Continuing Education Programme         nation and thus it is imperative that security
(CEP) courses are also part of DRDO annual         of our labs is not compromised under any
training schedule. Scientists are also trained in  circumstances. In order to enhance the security
techno-managerial areas through Management         of DRDO labs/estts, stringent measures were
Development Programmes (MDP) giving                enforced to prevent any breach of security
emphasis to provide better understanding of        which may lead to damage and loss of life
project planning, monitoring, quality control      and property. The Directorate of Vigilance
and management, leadership and decision            and Security has taken various initiatives
making.                                            and disseminated security instructions and
                                                   guidelines on a regular basis related to security
         During the year, a total of 143 courses   of DRDO labs/estts.
have been conducted in the category of CEP
and special training programmes in which           • Policy guidelines and security instructions
around 4000 personnel were trained. 91                  were issued viz. Annual Security
scientists have been sponsored to acquire post-         Instructions 2016, security instructions
graduate and doctoral qualification. A total of          for Republic Day & Independence Day,
945 research fellows have been allocated to             security instructions for contractual
various labs of DRDO including 24 allocated             employees and media and precautions
in the year 2016. The long pending approval of          to be taken against pseudonymous
DoPT for sponsoring DRDO Scientists/Officers              telephone calls for collection of sensitive
for M.E./M.Tech. of two years duration under            information and security guidelines
R&T scheme as DUTY has been obtained.                   regarding usage of Smart Phone/TABS
                                                        and Wi-Fi connectivity.
         Amendment in DRDS rules 1979 for
promotion from Scientist F to G & Scientist G

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