HAL Engineer & IIT Prof Share IETE Award 2021

By Editor 26-Sep-2021


A young engineer from HAL, Prikshat Sharma and Prof (Dr) Janakarajan Ramkumar of IIT Kanpur have been bestowed with the prestigious IETE (The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers) award for the year 2021. The award consists of a citation, a medal and a plaque.  The awards were given at a virtual program on the occasion of the 64th IETE Convention.

Sharma received the award for his contribution to the development of Integrated Avionics System Testing Rig for avionics rotables of LCA aircraft, the first ever in-house facility established for LCA production program.  Sharma works as Deputy General Manager at HAL’s LCA Tejas Division.  

Instituted by Dr R K Tyagi, former Chairman of HAL in memory of his late father Devi Singh Tyagi in 2016, the award is presented to a technocrat/ /scientist / engineer / academician for outstanding contribution in the field of avionics and defence electronics that results in strategic and commercial advantage towards meeting the national objective of `Make in India’.