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DRDO launches a website dedicated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

DRDO launches a website dedicated to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

In the DRDO Bhavan, New Delhi, on October 15, 2018, the 87th birth anniversary of former President and former head of DRDO Bharat Ratna, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, was celebrated by the Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) on October 15, 2018.

On this occasion, Defense Minister Nirmala Sitaraman was also present. Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the DRDO's dedicated website on 'The Kalam Vision - Dare to Dream'. The Defense Minister shared his experience of meeting Kalam on this occasion. He said that he was not only a good scientist but also an excellent administrator who knew the talent of his team members and nurtured them.

Website dedicated to Kalam

This website has been created to attract young people in emerging technology ie Artificial Intelligence, Cyber ??Security, Robotics, Automonos System. In addition, this website will help students to participate in open competition for students and start-up. This website is available at https://drdo.gov.in/drdo/kalam/kalam.html.

Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO)

• The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO, Defense Research and Development Organization) is the country's leading organization for research related to India's defense.

• It was established in the year 1958. There are currently many major projects related to radar, missile etc.

• DRDO is devoted to the design and development of defense systems and is working towards enhancing self-reliance in production of world-class weapon systems and equipment according to the expressed qualifications of the three defense services.

• DRDO is working in various fields of military technology, which includes aeronautics, weapons, warfare vehicles, electronics, instrumentation engineering systems, missile, materials, naval systems, advanced computing, simulation and life sciences.

• DRDO is contributing to nation building by providing spin off benefits for the society along with the need of state-of-the-art ordnance technology.

Q.1 Who is the Defence Minister of India in 2018?
A. Sushma Swaraj
B. Sumitra Mahajan
C. Nirmala Seetharaman
D. Mayavati
Answer...
Ans: Nirmala Seetharaman
Q.2 When was the DRDO founded?
A. 1947
B. 1958
C. 1935
D. 1954
Answer...
Ans: 1958

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