Heard about DRDO? Want to know what is the full form of DRDO. After all, what does DRDO stand for is the question.
It’s an Indian government organization. It was established to make India self-reliant in terms of defense equipment.
DRDO FULL FORM
See, DRDO stands for “Defence Research of Development organization” for India. It is an Indian government organization.
In Hindi it is called “रक्षा अनुसंधान एवं विकास संगठन”
It’s main function to develop and innovate new technology and weapon for Military of India.
|Full Name||Defense Research of Development Organization|
|Headquarters||DRDO Bhawan New, Delhi|
|Motto||बलस्य मूलं विज्ञानम्|
“Strenth’s Origins is in Science”
|Employees||5,000 scientists, 25,000 staff|
|Minister||Minister of Defense|
|Agency Executive||Chairman DRDO|
|Parent Agency||Ministery of Defence|
When DRDO was setup
It was formed in 1958 by Merger of
- Technical Development Establishment (TDEs) of the India Army
- The Directorate of Technical Development & Production (DTDP)
- Defence Science Organisation (DSO)
Today DRDO is a network of approximately 50 laboratories.
In 1980, the Indian government established a separate organization called the Department of Defence Research and Development (DDRD)
This department administers DRDO and its 50 laboratories.
Around more than 5,000 scientists and 25,000 technical, support staff is the part of it.
Scientists are recruited by DDRD
Where is DRDO situated in India
DRDO headquarter is situated in delhi at DRDO bhavan New Delhi
Address:- Rajaji Marg, Vijay Chowk Area, Central Secretariat, New Delhi 110004
What are the functions of DRDO
Mainly it develops defense technologies to make India self-reliant in the field of defense.
It works in various decipline such as
- engineering systems
- advanced computing and simulation
- special materials
- naval systems
- life sciences
- information systems and agriculture
Projects DRDO working on
- Light Combat aricrafts
- Electronic warfare systems
Vision of DRDO
It’s primary motive to make India self-reliant and give a competitive edge with its enemy countries by equipping it with internationally competitive systems, equipment, and solutions.
DRDO – MTS full form
Defense Research and Development organisation – Multi Tasking Staff
It is the department that recruits candidates on various positions in DRDO
Multi-Tasking Staff (Mts) comes under General Central Service Group ‘C’ Non-Gazetted, Miniserial post within the pay scale level-1 (Rs 18,000 – 56,900) as per 7th CPC.
DRDO – CPTAM Full Form
CPTAM stands for “Centre for Personnel Talent Management” is a corporate body of DRDO with an Independent Chairman and Director as its Administrative Head.
It was previously known as the Personnel Assessment Centre (PEACE) set up in 1995.
It was setup to cater for DRTC Cadre (Technical Staff) of DRDO.
CEPTAM is authorized with the recruitment of
- Administrative &
- Allied Category of non-gazetted personnel
- Assessment of DRTC officers and Staff
It also facilitates the training for the development of these cadres as per the guidance of DRDO.
PM Narendra Modi Addresses a Programme at DRDO in Bengaluru.