DRDO Shines At The 3rd All India Rajbhasha Sammelan 2023 In Pune

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Pune, 14th September 2023: The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) added another accolade to its list of achievements during the Third All India Rajbhasha Sammelan held in Pune, Maharashtra, on Hindi Day, September 14, 2023. DRDO, known for its contributions to various fields, once again demonstrated its commitment to the promotion of the Hindi language.

The prestigious event, graced by distinguished guests, official language officers, and personnel from across the nation, witnessed three significant accomplishments by DRDO. Under the esteemed guidance of Union Minister of State for Home, Ajay Mishra, and Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Harivansh Narayan Singh, the book ‘Atulya Kalam,’ edited by DRDO, was unveiled.

This book pays homage to the former President and the founding figure of DRDO, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, compiling memoirs and reflections on his illustrious life. Dr. Shailendra V Gade, Distinguished Scientist and Director General (ACE), and Dr. Ravindra Singh, Distinguished Scientist and Director Official Language, were among the distinguished guests who graced the occasion.

In a related development, the home magazine of the Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Center, situated in “C” area, Bengaluru, known as “Suvigya,” clinched the second prize in the Rajbhasha Kirti Award category for Home Magazines. The award was received by Dr. Rituraj, Director of the Center for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Bengaluru.

DRDO continued its linguistic contributions with the release of another book titled “Nagri Nirali,” a compilation of 75 poems celebrating the Hindi language. Some of these poems were brought to life through composition, and the accompanying CD was also released during the event. Asha Tripathi “Kshama” served as the editor of this book and presented copies to the esteemed guests.

Notable personalities, including Minister of State for Home Ajay Mishra, Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha Dr. Harivansh, and several other distinguished guests, visited the DRDO stall and lauded the organization for its commendable efforts in promoting the official language.

The conference’s nodal officer appointed by DRDO, Mridukant Pathak, Scientist F, provided comprehensive information about the organization’s participation and contributions to the event. DRDO’s unwavering commitment to promoting the Hindi language and culture has once again earned recognition and acclaim on a national stage.