Theatre & Ward Complex on Wheels
medical treatment to the injured soldiers in battlefield is of paramount
importance. Vehicles Research & Development Establishment (VRDE), Ahmednagar,
has designed and developed a Containerised Operation Theatre Complex and
Wards on Ashok Leyland Stallion 4x4 vehicles. This complex can be easily
transported by road, rail and established in the field location within a
short time and made operational. The facilities consist of a 24-bed ward
complex along with a operation theatre, pre-operative and post-operative
room capable of carrying out varied medical treatments from first-aid to
life saving surgeries.
|New Clean Room
Facility and Photonics Building
Dr VK Aatre, SA to RM inaugurated the newly constructed Photonics Building for fabrication and testing of photonics components and systems at Instruments Research & Development Establishment (IRDE), Dehra Dun on 23 April 2004.This building has been made to cater to the needs of various activities of the Photonics Programmme. Photonics Programme phase-II is being taken up to upgrade the technologies developed in phase-1.
The facility consists of Class 100 and Class 10,000 clean rooms and technical laboratory area for carrying out fabrication and testing on holography, photonic correlation techniques, adaptive optics, fiber and integrated optics, etc.
The Class 100 clean room area is 6 x 6 m and Class
10,000 area is around 18 x 6 m. These are surrounded by Class 100 K
corridors for utilities like water, gases, etc. Separate space has been
provided for clean room wardrobes, change room, laundry and chemicals. The
whole building is maintained using building management system software using
all the parameters of the clean rooms and air handling which can be
monitored and controlled. A conference room for holding technical meetings
is also provided.
Armament Research & Development Establishment (ARDE), Pune, employees got the privilege of expert medical advice on matters close to the heart under the Health Camp initiative taken up by Dr (Maj) Sameer Mehrotra, Medical Officer, ARDE. Dr Rajendra Shetty and Dr Nitin Unkule, renowned physicians of Poona Hospital and Research Centre delivered informative talks on Cardio-vascular disorders and Yoga and its benefits, respectively. Dr (Maj) Sameer Mehrotra also spoke on Hypertension.