30 Sep 2019 18:54 IST

DRDO Chairman visits IIM Shillong

Dr G Satheesh Reddy recounted his days as a young scientist working with the legendary Dr Kalam

Dr G Satheesh Reddy, Chairman, DRDO visited IIM Shillong and addressed the IIM fraternity. Prof D P Goyal, Director, IIM Shillong.

Dr Reddy mentioned his experiences with Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and expressed that he is privileged to take the same podium where Dr Kalam last spoke. Recounting his days as a young scientist working under the supervision of Dr Kalam, he talked about his experience of coming through various challenges and hindrances to make India’s one of the most successful missile systems in the world. Going further, he threw light on his work as the DRDO chairman and how the organisation manoeuvres various indispensable projects. The lecture was attended by Major General PK Saini, Chief of Staff, Army HQ 101, Shillong. Talking about his expectations from the future leaders of tomorrow, Major General Saini inspired the students to live a life dedicated to the betterment of the country.

The event concluded with Prof Kiya Sengupta, Dean - Academics, IIM Shillong, expressing her gratitude to the noted guests.