The central government is now going to build Advanced Medium Combat 5th generation aircraft, which will make India self-sufficient in the region.
Speaking at the 6th Convocation of the National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya in Shillong on Friday, the Secretary of the Department of Defense and Research and Development, Dr. Yes. Satish Reddy and the President of Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) further said that the government was now going to build Light Combat Aircraft Antidote 2
“India will have the best aircraft in the world in 10 years,” he said.
Noting that India’s indigenous content in defense equipment is 45-50 percent, he said that the department is now working on systems that will increase indigenous content by 70-75 percent in the next 5-10 years, including every The area includes airplanes.
On the fact that India has imported equipment from outside till date, he emphasized that the country needs to be more self-sufficient in many technologies, moreover, India needs to develop its own and unique technologies. Should be
“Our exports of indigenous technology should increase and educational institutions should contribute to this sector,” he said.
Asking the students to maintain good conduct which will bring good name to the institute, he said that three departments including the Department of Space, Atomic Energy and Defense and the Department of Defense have contributed extensively to the development of the country and lastly many Have achieved miracles. 25 years.
He said that India was capable of developing any radar, sonar and electronic warfare system today and even foreign countries appreciated India’s achievement in the field of defense.
“We can develop any radar sonar electronic warfare system,” he said.
He said that till now, India had three institutes which are among the first 200 best institutes in the world. He further said that efforts should be made to include some Indian institutions in the world’s first 100 best institutions.
Earlier, a total of 197 students were awarded various UG, PG, and Ph.D. Degree during 6th Convocation of National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya in Shillong
The Director of the Institute, Professor, Vibhuti Bhushan Biswal, highlighted the achievements opened by the institute so far.
He said that the institute had repeated the feat of receiving more than one offer with 27 percent of the students having more than 80 percent of the eligible final year.
He said, “The highest package was Rs 19.2 lakh per year and the average salary was Rs 5.81 lakh per year.
According to Biswal, work on the permanent campus of the institute in Sohra is in progress and the overall progress of Phase I construction work is about 70 percent so far.
The chairman of the convocation, Sajjan Bhajanka, who is the chairman of Century Plyboard (India) Limited, said that to attract young and talented minds into research, launched the Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship Scheme for students of IAS, IISc, IISERs Went.
Source: The Shillong Times