New Delhi : Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur, a premier laboratory of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) organised All India Official Language, Scientific and Technical Seminar on October 06-07, 2021. The seminar was formally inaugurated by Member of Parliament and Chairman, Standing Committee on Defence Jual Oram.
Every year, a DRDO laboratory is entrusted with the responsibility of hosting this seminar on Rajbhasha with an objective of promoting use of Hindi in official activities including scientific and technical works. This year, the seminar was hosted by ITR with the theme ‘Test and Evaluation of Defence Products: The Necessity and Achievements’. A number of relevant subjects like Role of Missile Technology in Indian Defence Scenario, Role of Science and Technology in Nation Building, Hindi and us, Natural resources, Healing with Yoga and Effect of COVID-19 on mankind were covered during the seminar. Articles in Hindi on the above subjects have been contributed by DRDO employees from different laboratories.
In his address, Jual Oram lauded the effort of DRDO in promoting Hindi in official activities. He stressed on preserving the cultural heritage through promoting use of regional languages. Officers and staff of DRDO laboratories across the country participated in the seminar.