Odisha Scientist Takes Charge As IRDE Director
Bhubaneswar: Scientist Dr Binay Kumar Das took charge as Director of Instruments Research and Development Establishment (IRDE) in Dehradun on Friday.
He is the first Odia to head IRDE, a laboratory of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) devoted to research, design, development and technology transfer in optical and electro-optical instrumentation primarily for the defence services.
Das had been serving as the director of Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, since November 2015.
Director of Proof and Experimental Establishment (PXE) DK Joshi will be replacing him, sources said.