The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee congratulated DRDO on the successful test-firing of Agni-IV strategic missile.
In his message to Dr. Avinash Chander, Scientific Advisor to Raksha Mantri and Secretary, Department of Defence Research & Development, the President has said, “I extend my heartiest congratulations to all those associated with the successful test-firing of Agni-IV strategic missile. I hope this achievement will inspire our scientists and all Armed Forces and defence personnel to make even greater efforts to boost India’s indigenous defence capabilities in technologically challenging areas. Kindly convey my greetings to the members of your team of scientists, engineers, technologists and all others associated with this mission. Our nation is grateful for their hard work and proud of their accomplishments”.