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Kochi defence scientist bags top honour

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S. Anantha Narayanan, the Director of the city-based Naval Physical and Oceanographic Laboratory (NPOL), the only institution under the Defence Research and Development Organisation in Kerala, has been selected for DRDO’s coveted ‘Technology Leadership Award’ for the year 2013. The award, carrying Rs 2 lakh and a citation, will be presented by the Prime Minister at a function in Delhi on August 20. Under Mr. Narayanan’s stewardship, NPOL harnessed critical technologies to develop underwater communication and surveillance systems for the Navy. All frontline ships of the Navy are fitted with NPOL-developed sonars.

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