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DR&DE (E) former director Joshi felicitated
By IANS | Bharat Defence Kavach | Publish Date: 9/17/2011 12:00:00 AM

Madhukar R Joshi, former Director of Research and Development Establishment (Engineers) (R&DE-E), a premier DRDO establishment was felicitated by Dr S Guruprasad, the present Director of theestablishment, in the presence of Lt Gen (Retd) Noble Thamburajduring the one day symposium on Emergency Bridging held as a part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations at R&DE(E) today.

Lt Gen (Retd.) Noble Thamburaj, PVSM, SM, was the chief guest in the function.

Joshi headed the establishment as Director from 1989 till his retirement in 1999, after contributing for more than thirty-six years in the organisation.

An expert in military bridging, he has contributed significantly in the development and induction into service of several bridging systems such as Fixed Bridge-Cl 3, Manually Launched Assault Bridge, BLT-T72 and Sarvatra multi-span bridging system.

He pioneered the application of computerisation and information technology in the establishment. He was deeply inspired by the first known military-engineer in history, Leonardo-da-Vinci, after whom the auditorium commissioned by him in R&DE(E) has been named.

He has received many awards including the Konkan Ratna award, the Rotary Award for excellence in Science and Technology, FIE Foundation National Award and life-time achievement award from College of Engineering, Pune. A coffee-table book authored by him titled “Driving Technology Frontiers – Fifty Years of R&DE(E)” was also released on the occasion.

Research and Development Establishment (Engineers), Pune is a premier lab of DRDO and has been responsible for developing wide range of engineering solutions for the battlefield. The major products include Netra, Daksh, Sarvatra etc..


DR&DE (E) former director Joshi felicitated


भारत डिफेंस कवच की नई हिन्दी पत्रिका ‘डिफेंस मॉनिटर’ का ताजा अंक ऊपर दर्शाया गया है। इसके पहले दस पन्ने आप मुफ्त देख सकते हैं। पूरी पत्रिका पढ़ने के लिए कुछ राशि का भुगतान करना होता है। पुराने अंक आप पूरी तरह फ्री पढ़ सकते हैं। पत्रिका के अंकों पर क्लिक करें और देखें। -संपादक

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