PIB - 10 March 2017

Modernisation of DRDO

Kelkar committee recommended for functioning of DRDO. Committee heade by DR.P. Rama Rao was constituted. Recommendations of the committee are -
1. Create 07 technology based clusters.
2. Introduce 'Integrated financial advise scheme'
3. Revamping human resource policy.

Sagar Parikrama Project

Project ‘Sagar Parikarma’ was launched in 2007. The objective of the project was solo-circumnavigation of the Globe in a sailboat. The objectives of Sagar Parikarma I & II were:
(i)To inspire the youths of India to develop an understanding of the sea and a sense of adventure and spirit.
(ii)To instill in the young officers of the Navy a sense of national pride and achievement through a successful solo-circumnavigation voyage.
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