Staff Reporter

BANGALORE: The annual National Young Scientists awards for outstanding contributions in 2008 were presented to K. Mirjith of Microwave Tube Research and Development Centre (MTRDC), R. Rajesh of the Centre for Airborne Systems (CABS), Sreenath Bhat B. of Defence Avionics Research Establishment (DARE) and R. Vasudev of the Electronics and Radar Development Establishment (LRDE), all from Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Bangalore. Nissar K.E. of the Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), Kochi also won the Young Scientists Award.

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The best performance awards went to A. Manoharan of the LRDE, L. Umesh of the Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Roopa N. of Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) and S. Prasad of NPOL, Kochi.