Jamshedpur : A group of 64 students from Baldwin Farm Area School, Kadma accompanied by three teachers, Shadashiv Sahu, Uma Mahato and Sangita Dutta visited CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and interacted with scientists and research scholars in this morning under the Gigyasaprogramme, jointly collaborated by Ministry of HRD, Govt.of India and the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi. The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with different working group.
The programme was scheduled for a duration of two and half hours. Brief up about CSIR and NML, documentary film show and laboratory visits was included.
Dr.P.N.Mishra, Principal Scientist, delivered welcome address and brief up about the programme, its contributions in different branches of Science & Technology, relevance and application of natural resources such as ores, minerals and various kinds of rocks. Dr. S.K.Mandal , Chief Scientist and coordinator of the programme discussed about NML and function of various R&D division and how, they are pursuing research for the benefit of industries in particular and common man in generals.
The students expressed their feelings, asked numbers of questions and clarify their doubt with scientists. Dr. A.K. Sahu, Sr. Technical Officer gave the vote of thanks.
Further, Dr.P.N. Mishra & Shri S.N.Hembram, Sr. Technical officer organized laboratory visits in two separate group.
Aditya Kumar Singh, Std.XI was impressed and happy to visit NML and also surprised to see R&D infrastructure. Mr. Abhishek Bhadra, Std.XII and Mr. SayamBasu also expressed their feeling in similar way.
HarshitaNamta, Std.XII expressed that she has got information about how scientists proceed research in metallurgical laboratory from ores and minerals to making valuable metals, used in various industries.
Muskan Mishra, Std. XI expressed, how valuable metals are extracted from E-waste products. Ms. KarunaMurmu expressed the similar view and gained knowledge about recycling of electronic batteries and extract of precious metals from the electronics waste.
Students visited creep testing units of MTE Division and knew about the fatigue, creep, fractures prevailing in different types of industrial components like boiler, reformer tubes, pressure vessel etc. Students get exposure of different machine like Servo Hydro Testing Machine, Servo Electrical Machine and furnace. They further visited at Analytical Chemistry Centre, Electronic waste units, Pyro metallurgical unit and museum.