Ahmedabad: The chairman of DRDO (Defence Research Development Organisation), G Satheesh Reddy, speaking at the 68th convocation of Gujarat University (GU), on Wednesday, said the varsity will soon get a research centre of the organization. “The vice chancellor of Gujarat University told me that if we establish a DRDO centre at this university, they will give us the space free of cost. We have been positive towards this proposal. I will be sending a team to look at the infrastructure and facilities and see how can we collaborate with GU in promoting advanced defence technology and other departments,” said Reddy. Some 45,294 students were awarded degrees at the convocation. About 257 students were awarded gold medals and 65 received special awards. At the ceremony, neurologist and Padma Shri Sudhir Shah’s daughter, Heli Shah, got the Shrimati Kantiben Gor medal in the Doctorate of Medicine in Neurology.