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 DRDO Central Zone Volleyball Tournament inaugurated NSTL


16 November 2022


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       DRDO Central Zone Volleyball Tournament inaugurated NSTL



Naval Science & Technological Laboratory (NSTL), the premier naval research laboratory of the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO), Visakhapatnam is hosting DRDO Central Zone Volleyball Tournament 2022-23 from 16 to 18 Nov 2022. Smt. Golagani Hari Venkata Kumari, Mayor, GVMC has inaugurated the Tournament as Chief Guest, in the presence of Guest of Honour Sri Jiyyani Sridhar, Deputy Mayor GVMC and Dr Y Sreenivas Rao, Outstanding Scientist & Director NSTL. 


The program started with the welcome address by Dr. Manu Korulla, Scientist-G & Chairman Works Committee.  In his address, Guest of Honour Sri Sridhar remembered the days that he practised volleyball in the NSTL complex.  In his address, Dr Y Sreenivas Rao said that DRDO personnel are giving importance to fitness in addition to regular activities. 


In her address, Chief Guest Smt. GHV Kumari expressed her happiness over NSTL conducting the event.  She wished the teams good luck and asked them to enjoy the beauty of Vizag also.


Eight teams from Advanced Systems Laboratory(ASL), Defence Electronics Research Laboratory(DLRL), Research Centre Imarat(RCI), Defence Research & Development Laboratory(DRDL) and Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory(DMRL) from Hyderabad and Integrated Test Range(ITR) & Proof & Experimental Establishment(PXE) from Balasore(Odisha) and the host NSTL are participating in the 3-day Tournament. There are 12 matches, 2 Semi-finals and a Final in this League-Cum-Knock-out Tournament.


Senior Scientists Sri PVS Ganesh Kumar, Dr. BVSS Krishna Kumar, Dr. A Srinivas Kumar; Sri U Urban Kumar, Chairman Organising Committee; Sri  Ch Jaya Rao, Chairman Sports Committee; Sri Ch Chandrasekhara Rao, Secretary Sports Committee; Scientists and Officers; Members of Works Committee, NSTL Civil Employees Union, Sports Committee; and other NSTL personnel have attended the inauguration of the Tournament.