5 Sep In , the government set up a committee chaired by Dr. P Rama Rao to specifically improve the operations of DRDO. The committee’s report. 1 Apr The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is no exception. Its mission . c) Rama Rao Committee Report. Consequent to. 30 Mar “By the time Rama Rao committee report (which looked at DRDO specifically as suggested by Kelkar committee) came a few years later, the.
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It showed that the government had agreed with the views of all the review committees that DRDO should not waste its efforts on non-defence fields.
Leaner DRDO One of the major recommendations of the Rama Rao Committee was to make DRDO leaner by merging some of its laboratories with other public funded institutions have similar discipline, interests and administrative systems. The concept of client satisfaction ro irrelevant when a client lacks bargaining power.
Each centre is to be headed by a Director General.
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Seven centres will be created based on functionalities and technology domains. The Committee, after year — long deliberations, submitted its report to the Government on February 07, To see your saved stories, click on link hightlighted in bold.
Development of lesser systems was taken out of the purview of DRDO. No one ever retires in DRDO. The DRDO is not involved in production of equipment, instead it is primarily responsible for research and development till the transfer-of-technology ToT stage.
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Defence Defence National International Industry. He pointed out that the Vijay Kelkar committee report, which flowed from the post-Kargil conflict reforms, had recommended that DRDO focus sharply on cutting edge technology researches.
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Neither the massive infrastructure built over the years nor the technical rzma gathered should be wasted. It may be recalled that the Government had set up a committee on February 08,chaired by Former Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Dr.
Featured Today In Travel. On the contrary, seven new dgdo of Director Generals at centres have been created, making the organisation more top-heavy and bureaucratic. India can ill afford inefficient institutions for they have far reaching fiscal and social consequences.
For decades, it is being damned for its gross incompetence and failure to deliver. Created 07 technology based clusters headed by Directors General. The dogmatic approach towards indigenisation since independence has yielded limited fruit. Young talent must be retained ddo better career prospects and freedom of professional pursuits.
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DRDO successfully tests anti-tank missile. But that will be an imprudent step.
He pointed out that the Vijay Kelkar committee report, which flowed from the post-Kargil conflict reforms, had recommended that DRDO focus sharply on cutting edge technology researches. Restructured Defence Research and Development Organisation corporate headquarters. Therefore, it is the satisfaction level of the armed forces that is a true measure of its performance.
Reshaping DRDO into a cutting-edge military research agency on the lines of DARPA has been a demand of the military for years, and recommendations of many expert committees that have looked at it. It was to be the first ever external review of DRDO. It will not take up any manufacturing activity. DARPA has had impressive successes in military research by having an agile, small and focused team. As it is funded through the defence budget, the relation between DRDO and the armed forces is akin to that of a service provider to the clients.
No organisation ever exists in a vacuum. It expressed its unhappiness at the non-achievement of indigenisation targets and faulted DRDO for its failure to achieve self-reliance objectives. Mastery of Survival Technique.
While empowering the Directors of the laboratories, DRDO will put in a mechanism in place to ensure the accountability of the laboratory Directors. As desired by the Prime Minister, some laboratories must be headed by bright young scientists. Perhaps the most striking attribute of DRDO is its ability to survive and thrive, continued non-performance notwithstanding. Manpower policies must be drco to acquire a younger profile.
Military officers argue that the modernization of DRDO has been held up by a host of factors, mostly because of lack of political will power. Latest Popular Comments Tags. Extensions and re-employments are routine.
They are decreed to accept sub-optimal equipment. Read Post a comment. Decision- making will get further delayed. Due to the flexibility of its rdport, DRDO is in a position to oblige other wings commottee MoD by providing facilities from its sources.
This will also allow Indian industries to acquire the necessary competence to deliver world-class results. In addition to setting up the new Defence Technology Commission, decentralisation of DRDO management is to be achieved through the formation of seven centres based on functionalities drxo technology domain of laboratories. DRDO adroitly uses the c atchphrase of self-reliance for the furtherance of its own agenda.
Rama Rao Committee on DRDO
The committee chaired by the Defence Secretary met on five occasions and reporr its recommendations to the Defence Minister. The DRDO must focus on projects of importance and align its project priorities with that of the defence establishment.
The Committee submitted its report to the Government.