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BETTER INNOVATION FOR THE MILITARY: MODI TO DRDO

defNew Delhi: In an extempore address on his first visit to the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw up four out-of-the-box suggestions to rejuvenate the functioning of India’s best-funded technology research organisation.

 

Lauding DRDO’s successes, Modi linked its technologists to the sages of ancient India, who isolated themselves from the world to produce intellectual masterpieces.

 

Urging close contact between those who develop weapons and those who use these, the PM suggested DRDO consult closely with soldiers, sailors and airmen, who would provide innovative and practical ideas to pursue.

 

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