Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh felicitated the winners of ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ Contest of Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) in New Delhi on October 04, 2021.
The Raksha Mantri gave away awards to 40 winners – 22 in Individual category and 18 in Startup category. He also launched ‘Dare to Dream 3.0’ to promote innovators and startups and provide a platform for the young ignited minds in the country.
Dare to Dream is DRDO’s pan-India contest to promote Indian academicians, individuals and startups to develop emerging defence and aerospace technologies/systems.
DRDO provides technical and financial support to the winners for realisation of their ideas under the Technology Development Fund (TDF) scheme.
DRDO Young Scientists awards:
He also gave away DRDO Young Scientists awards for the year 2019.
Sixteen DRDO scientists, under the age of 35 years, were awarded for their outstanding contribution in areas of their expertise.