The Integrated Test Range (ITR) demonstrated its technical superiority and India’s prowess in a four-day international event, 'India International Science Festival (IISF)-2019’, which began in Kolkata on Tuesday.
The technology exhibition organised at Science City, Kolkata was inaugurated by Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan. DRDO, ISRO, CSIR and several other organisations are participating in the mega exhibition.
The ITR received high appreciation in the most immaculate manner.
DRDO with its indigenous products and state-of-the-art defence technologies, made its presence felt at the event. Major products and technologies of DRDO, developed by its various laboratories over the years like MBT Arjun, Missiles (BrahMos, LRSAM, ASTRA, Akash etc), Missile onboard instruments, AEW & C System, SONARS and indigenous radars were demonstrated through models and stunning visual aids.
“The spectacular design of the DRDO pavilion has been conceived and executed in a picture-perfect manner by ITR team. The pavilion was well planned to cater to laboratories from all the technology clusters of DRDO. A well-crafted photo gallery demonstrating key DRDO achievements has attracted a lot of visitors including the young minds inspiring them to embrace science for the growth of the nation,” said Director ITR Dr BK Das , adding, “The Minister of Science and Technology visited the DRDO pavilion after the inaugural function and appreciated DRDO’s effort towards making India self-reliant in defence technologies. The technical marvel coupled with lucid demonstration to the visitors has made the DRDO pavilion a crowd puller of the event.”