5 Sep In , the government set up a committee chaired by Dr. P Rama Rao to specifically improve the operations of DRDO. The committee’s report. 1 Apr The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is no exception. Its mission . c) Rama Rao Committee Report. Consequent to. 30 Mar “By the time Rama Rao committee report (which looked at DRDO specifically as suggested by Kelkar committee) came a few years later, the.

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A translated version of this piece appeared in the Kannada daily Prajavani. The approved restructuring plan makes interesting reading. This will alert our moderators to take action.

DRDO exists to protect the nation and not the other way around

Read Post a comment. Another military officer argued that DRDO should stop re-inventing the wheel, and also end the habit of dragging on with unsuccessful projects.

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June 18th, 0 Comments. We have sent you a verification email. NIFTY 50 10, DRDO has fared miserably in all the projects. The DRDO is not involved in production of equipment, instead it is primarily responsible for research and development till the transfer-of-technology ToT stage. It has removed DRDO head.



The Art of Converting Adversity into Opportunity. Each centre is to be headed by a Director General. No organisation ever exists in a vacuum. It is apparent from the above that DRDO has been created solely for the armed forces.

Decision- making will get further delayed. It will be the responsibility of the Directors General to ensure timely execution of major programmes and encouragement of research in laboratories. But it must also be noted that many critical projects under DRDO that have a direct bearing on combat preparedness like the Light Combat Aircraft and Kaveri jet engine are delayed by several years.

Created 07 technology based clusters headed by Directors General. Restructured Defence Research and Development Organisation corporate headquarters. As it is funded through the defence budget, the relation between DRDO and the armed forces is akin to that of a service provider to the clients.

Revamping Human Resource Policy. Featured Today In Travel. After examination, the Government has implemented the following recommendations of the Committee. DARPA has had impressive successes in military research by having an agile, small ral focused team.

The commercial ckmmittee would deal only with the spin-off products and technologies meant for civilian use.

DRDO needs to be agile, focused: Experts

Seven centres will be created based on functionalities and technology domains. Ministry of Defence May, Mastery of Survival Technique. Never miss a great news story! Instead of succumbing to their pressure, it has cleverly exploited their reports to consolidate its powers further and create additional vacancies at senior levels.


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DRDO needs to be agile, focused: Experts – The Economic Times

Its role is to ensure that the US military technology remains more sophisticated than that of potential rivals, and prevent technological surprises. Major General Mrinal Suman. The Times Of India.

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This will also allow Indian industries to acquire the necessary competence to deliver world-class results. Cloaking reforms under patriotism or indigenisation has resulted in a state where India imports large chunk of its equipment, but co,mittee reticent to allow FDI in defence manufacturing. June 9th, 0 Comments.