Kindly provide me with the following information requested under the purview of the Right to Information Act, 2005 in respect of Conference on Microscopy in Materials Science and Biomimetic Technology Feb 26-28 , 2015 at DMSRDE, Kanpur. It is observed that DRDO Hqrs is funded various lab to organised conferences and seminars for encourage and update the scientists of DRDO on relevant subjects. But unfortunately this good scheme was now using to get kickbacks from vendors and suppliers in the name of souvenirs, sponsor lunch, Diner etc. These so call seminar or conference organiser societies are mostly headed by DRDO lab directors. Secondly these activities are organised in DRDO labs premises and it is always golden time for antinational elements to explore the DRDO labs and its activities easily. There is no practice to screening the visitor of conference or seminar, the complete machinery whole heartedly involve with delegates instant registration and minting money as per Directors desire. No mechanism to check private parties delegate papers. It is also observed in various cases that for every conference or seminar director deputed his faithful person to open an account and authorised to use funds which they received from DRDO and as well as from vendors and sponsors.
- The total fund sanctioned by DRDO HQ to DMSRDE, Kanpur for organising the on ADVANCED POLYMERS, FIBERS AND FABRICS (APF – 2011) December 26-28, 2011.
- The fund sanctioned by DRDO HQ to DMSRDE, Kanpur for organising the conference on Microscopy in Materials Science and Biomimetic Technology Feb 26-28 , 2015 at DMSRDE, Kanpur.
- Academy of Microscope Science & Technology(AMST) is funded by DRDO.(Yes/No)
- If yes in para (3) then the total amount given to AMST by DMSRDE/DRDO till date
- Copy of DRDO Hqrs. approval to AMST for using DMSRDE premises for said conference
- SBI Bank account no of AMST Kanpur where DRDO fund was deposited for said conference.
- DRDO guidelines for DRDO labs for accepting funds from vendors, suppliers and other private parties.
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Enclosure – AMST Conference broucher
Registration Number MODEF/R/2015/60360