MGIT Insight: Unveiling Research Opportunities with DRDO – A Lecture by Dr. R. Sankarasubramanian

News Date : 30 Sep 2023     News Report

Hyderabad, September 30, 2023 – Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Technology (MGIT) played host to a significant event today, aimed at guiding and nurturing the next generation of researchers. The lecture titled “Schemes available to do research that is relevant to DRDO” offered participants a detailed view into the opportunities provided by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO).

The talk was led by none other than Dr. R. Sankarasubramanian, Scientist-G at DRDO. His invaluable experience and knowledge have already shaped various DRDO initiatives, making his insights for budding researchers especially beneficial.

Principal Dr. Chandramohan Reddy inaugurated the event. In his opening remarks, he underscored the importance of connecting academic institutions with premier research bodies like DRDO. Dr. Phani Raj, the dynamic Director of MGIT’s Research and Development Committee, extended a warm welcome to the guest of honor.

Throughout the lecture, Dr. Sankarasubramanian delved deep into subjects such as the availability of state-of-the-art research labs at DRDO, and the intricacies of drafting a research proposal that meets DRDO’s stringent quality standards. A highlight of the lecture was the detailed discourse on the Extramural Research and Research Boards, offering a clear perspective on how faculty members can align their research with DRDO’s objectives.

He also spotlighted various centers of excellence scattered throughout the country, shedding light on the vastness of the DRDO’s operations and its commitment to fostering research talent. To further aid faculty members, Dr. Sankarasubramanian generously shared his lecture slides, ensuring that the knowledge imparted would continue to benefit the community.

The lecture hall buzzed with enthusiasm as both faculty and B.Tech final year students lapped up the information, keen on making the most of the research opportunities presented. As the session wrapped up, Dr. Phaniraj, Director, RDC, delivered a vote of thanks, expressing gratitude for the enriching session.

Today’s event at MGIT was not just a lecture; it was an inspiration. With opportunities knocking on their door, students and faculty left the hall with renewed vigor, eager to delve deep into the world of research and contribute to the nation’s defense technological advancements.

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