DRDO to display models of missiles

Last Updated: Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 14:01

Bhubaneswar: India`s premier military weapons developer, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will display models of its innovations at the Jan 3-7 Indian Science Congress (ISC) in Bhubaneswar.

The 99th edition of ISC, the largest national science event in India, is scheduled to be held at the KIIT University complex in Bhubaneswar. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate it.

More than 15,000 delegates, including 500 foreign scientists and 20 Nobel laureates, are expected to participate in the five-day event.

"Glimpses of technological might of DRDO will be on display," senior DRDO official Ravi Kumar Gupta said in a statement.
The star attractions among the models will be missiles Agni, Prithvi, Nag, Akash, BrahMos and Astra, he said.

The KIIT and the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) are jointly hosting the ISC.

IANS



First Published: Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 14:01

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