Udhampur 27 June 2022: Dr. Smt Chandrika Kaushik scientist ‘H’, an outstanding Scientist and DG (PC & SI), Defence Research Development Officer (DRDO) visited Udhampur to interact with Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi, AVSM, GOC-in-C, Northern Command and other Officers of the Command and gave a holistic view on DRDO to include the role, Organisation, charter, interface of DRDO with Academia and Industry, R&D contribution and major initiatives of technology infusion undertaken by DRDO.
The address helped the Officers to understand the scope of DRDO and update them on the latest technologies that DRDO is working on.
Dr. Chandrika Kaushik explained at length about the amalgamation of DRDO with Tri-services, a fusion of the latest technological advances and transformation from ‘Make in India’ to ‘Made in India’. She also briefed about the upgrades in missile systems, torpedoes & various types of ammunition.
A considerable portion of the lecture was focused on future technologies and the way ahead. DRDO has been the bedrock of the country’s indigenous defence production industry. The Army Commander, Lieutenant General Upendra Dwivedi, commended the hard work, dedication and contributions made by DRDO.