Centum receives DRDO’s Defence Technology Award

Centum Electronics Limited was awarded the prestigious Defence Technology Absorption Award 2018 by the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), India’s premier research and development organization for military and defence technology.

The award was handed over to CMD, Apparao V Mallavarapu by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at a ceremony hosted at DRDO on 18th December 2020. The award was conferred on Centum Electronics Limited, in recognition of their outstanding contribution towards the absorption of critical technology in defence space systems and pioneering the development of space grade hardware of onboard satellite based electronic warfare payload for the satellite mission Kautilya.

Apparao V Mallavarapu, Chairman and Managing Director said, “It was the extraordinary teamwork and support we received from the scientists and engineers of DRDO that enabled us to deliver this state‐of‐ the‐art system of national importance. There have been many first‐time technologies and processes developed by Centum electronics that made realising this complex system possible. This is a very proud moment for all of us at Centum”.

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