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BrahMos takes part in 'Techspardha 2013'

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Distinguished Scientist, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace, A Sivathanu Pillai, at NIT Kurukshetra. A Brahmand photo.

KURUKSHETRA (BNS): BRAHMOS supersonic cruise missile system being showcased at the ongoing 'Techspardha 2013' organised to celebrate the golden jubilee year of NIT Kurukshetra has attracted a large number of students.

Chief Guest at the inaugural function on Thursday, Distinguished Scientist, CEO & MD of BrahMos Aerospace, A Sivathanu Pillai, who was recently conferred the 'Padma Bhushan' in a message encouraged the students to equip themselves with 'knowledge' which is the most important tool for growth and development of the nation.

He said, "Knowledge, quality education and innovation used together in the right direction will take us to the path of desired growth and development in all spheres, particularly in technology discipline.Youngsters are the pillars of developed India. Ignited mind of the youth is the most powerful resource on the Earth."

Indian-Russian Joint Venture BrahMos Aerospace along with Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) laboratories are taking part in the festival by putting up exhibition to demonstrate their R&D potentials which will enthuse budding engineers and technologists and also motivate them for a career in defence technology development.

BrahMos also conducted quiz contests to encourage young students and test their depth of knowledge in the fields of science and technology, and defence and aerospace.

'Techspardha 2013' will be held from 31 January to 3 February 2013. A host of events are being organised during the festival which includes 'TechBest 2k9' in which all the best projects of Literati'12 will be showcased, exhibition of the best design projects of Techspardha 13, workshops to train students in various technologies besides many others.

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