CVR College takes up defence tech projects

Our Bureau Hyderabad | Updated on January 27, 2013 Published on January 27, 2013

C. V. R. College of Engineering, Ibrahimpatnam, near Hyderabad has undertaken five technology development projects with relevance to the defence sector.

The projects are fully funded by the Defence Research and Development Organisation to the tune of Rs 50 lakh, Raghava V. Cherabuddi, President and Chairman of the College, told newspersons here on Saturday.

Three of these projects have been technically approved and are in the advanced stages of production.

The projects are related to orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, special purpose data acquisition system, multi-carrier CDMA spread spectrum and phase array antenna-based radar.

“Our college will be undertaking more projects in collaboration with the defence sector and other organisations,’’ the college chairman said.

A. K. Chakrabarty, Director, DRDO, said there was a need to attract young talent in the engineering colleges with collaborative projects.

According to Sen Gupta, Dean of CVR College, about 30 M.Tech students and five faculty members are working on the projects.

Published on January 27, 2013
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