Jamshedpur : A group of 47 students of Std. IX from Bharat Sevashram Sangh Pranav Children World, Sonari accompanied by two teachers, Kakali Guha and Deepa Mishra visited CSIR-NML, Jamshedpur and interacted with the scientists and research fellows this morning under the aegis of School- NML interactive programme (SNIP). The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with the working scientists.
“I am happy to learn about the CSIR-NML contribution in the development of nation. I am fascinated by the fact that even the steel giant companies like Tata Steel, Essar Steel, Jindal Steel, etc. are assisted by NML. I feel proud to be a part of this programme and the opportunity delivered to us”, said a student, Shubham Kumar Pandey.
“The visit to the laboratory has given me an exposure to the real scientific world. I have come to know about such scientific miracles that I hardly knew might have existed”, said Shubodeep Bera , a student. “The visit has given me more clarity in pursuance of my future goal”, said Mohit Aman, a student after the programme.
Kajal Kumari, a student said, “I came to know about new things here like the importance of patent and its impact, which I barely knew earlier. It was a wonderful experience rejuvenating my thought process”. Another student, Rakhi Kumari added, “Every information provided at CSIR-NML were new and motivating”.
“I barely knew earlier that Lithium is such an important content in the medicine that helps to carry signals to the brain and I am indeed very happy to see that CSIR-NML is working in the direction of Extracting as well as Conservating Lithium”, said Kiran Kumari, a student.
“Visit to the laboratory has totally changed my attitude towards science. It has taught me to look at things differently and science from a new dimension. I want to pursue science in a more meaningful way. Thanks to CSIR-NML”, said Jyoti Kumari, a student.
Giving an overview of CSIR-NML contribution in different branches of Science & Technology and motivating the students, Chief Scientist and Head IMDC, Dr. N.G. Goswami said, “We must try to link science behind all activities of our day to day life and try to search for the element which needs further understanding.
At the same time we must also think of ways to use our knowledge for the betterment of common mass and support in the nation building process”. Most of the students said that the interaction was very informative and brought about lot of ideas. Teachers and many students requested for their next visit to the laboratory.