ADE, Bangalore

Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE), Bangalore, organised a course on Materials Management in DRDO-A Practical Approach during 4-8 July 2005. Shri MD Aravamudhan, Director, ADE inaugurated the course while Shri SN Ghosh, PD (Kaveri), GTRE and Chairman, Material Management Advisory Committee delivered the key note address.


Defence Scientific Information and Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), Delhi, organised a course on Lan Management, DRONA & DISHA during 17-21 July 2005. Forty-five participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr Mohinder Singh, Director, DESIDOC inaugurated the course. The course included lectures on: LAN architecture and LAN security, trouble shooting, DRONA overview, DRONA mail server concepts and administration, services available on DRONA, introduction to DISHA, DISHA server/client installation, data entry in DISHA, data transfer and administration of DISHA, etc.

NPOL, Kochi

Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi, organised a course on Improving Presentation and Communication Skills during 25-29 July 2005. Dr RR Rao, Officiating Director, NPOL, inaugurated and also presided over the valedictory function. Twenty four-participants from various DRDO labs/estts attended the course. Dr (Mrs) M R Santha Devi, Sci E was the course coordinator.



INMAS, Delhi

Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi, organised a one day workshop on Indigenous Dental Implants: An Overview on 11 June 2005. Dr Anil Kohli, President, DCI, was the Chief Guest. Lt Gen RC Dhir, PSVM, PHDS, Director General, Dental Services of Armed Forces; Dr Narendra Kumar, Director, Life Sciences, DRDO HQrs; and Brig RP Tripathi, Co-chairman of the workshop were also present on the occasion. Dr Narendra Kumar read out the presidential address on behalf of Dr W Selvamurthy, CC (R&D), (LS&HR). The guest of honour, Lt Gen RC Dhir compared the advances in Dental Implatology to earlier revolutions in dentistry like that of enamel etching and composite materials. Dr Balasubramanian enlightened with a presentation giving an insight into the work of Titanium.

Ten indigenous dental implants were fixed on four selected patients.