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Jamshedpur, April 19: Shekhar C. Mande, director general of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Secretary of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India will be visiting NML, Jamshedpur to inaugurate the Urban Ore Recycling Centre and site for Amorphous Electrical Steel (AES) Pilot Plant at Magnesium Plant Nildih.
Mande will also visiting to various research lab and pilot plants of CSIR-NML, some of them are Coal Research Lab, Mineral Processing Pilot Plant, Foundry, Asia’s second largest creep testing laboratory, NML Museum and Archive, Surface Engineering Lab and so on. He will address to all the employees at CSIR-NML Auditorium.
Mande is the highest authority of Thirty eight CSIR Laboratory succeeds all over India and he is known for his contributions in diverse areas of science. He is a leading structural and computational biologist and has more than 100 publications to his credit. Earlier he was the Director, National Centre for Cell Science (NCCS), Pune and has been involved in research on the structural characterization of Mycobacterium tuberculosis proteins and the computational analysis of genome-wide protein: protein interactions.
Mande has several honours and awards to his credit. He is the fellow of all the three major science academies of India—the Indian National Science Academy (INSA), the National Academy of Sciences India (NASI), and the Indian Academy of Sciences (IAS). He received the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Biological Sciences in 2005.