The DRDO observed 63rd Foundation Day on 1st January 2021. It was established in 1958 with just 10 laboratories to enhance research work in Defence sector. It is in charge of designing and developing state-of-the-art defence technology for armed forces. Currently, this organisation has developed numerous cutting-edge technologies in wide-ranging fields of defence. During this occasion, the DRDO chairman launched Online Industry Partner Registration Module to simplify the vendor registration process.