New Delhi. 11 May 2016. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ministry of Defence celebrated National Technology Day, here today, 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.