DRDO reviews tech integration progress into CAPFs, police & NDRF

New Delhi, May 10 (UNI) Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) during its 8th Technology Council Meeting, reviewed the status of induction of its technologies into the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), Police and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) under the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Various DRDO laboratories from across the country participated in the meeting that was held virtually on Thursday, an official statement said here.

The meeting had active participation and was successful in consolidating the progress achieved. It also laid out a roadmap of activities for the next six months.

An exhibition of various DRDO-developed products was also organised as part of the meeting, where latest technologies across diverse domains such as Weapon systems, Communications, Internal security, VIP security, Sustenance etc were showcased.

DG (Production, Coordination & Services Interaction) Chandrika Kaushik chaired the meeting, which was attended by IGs of BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, NDRF, NSG, Assam Rifles, IB and Delhi Police.

Advisor, MHA Harcharan Kaur also participated in the meeting.

DRDO is the premier research organisation involved in development of critical and futuristic technologies for the Defence Services towards achieving self-reliance.

To aid in the modernisation of Central Police and Paramilitary forces under MHA and the state police forces, an MoU had been signed between DRDO and MHA in 2012 to induct DRDO developed technologies and products into these forces.

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