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Jamshedpur, August 3 : A group of 16 students of Mechanical, Electrical, Information Technology and Metallurgical Engineering from Aditya Institute of Technology, Adityapur accompanied by one teacher Sujay Kumar visited at CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and interacted with scientists and research scholars this morning under the aegis of Industry sponsored students-NML Interactive programme (INDSS-NIP). The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with working group. The students were mostly affiliated with different industries like Ekta Telecom Power System, Global Info soft, Wabco India Limited, RSB Transmission Ltd. Steel Strip & Wheels Ltd. Jamshedpur, Tata Motors, Jamshedpur, Usha Martin, Gamharia, Rama Krishna Forge Ltd, Tayo Rolls Ltd., MPMPvt.Ltd.
The programme was scheduled for three hours, which comprised an overview of Indian Science and Technology, Documentary film show on CSIR and NML, visit to NML selective units of the laboratory to gain an exposure of research environment. Dr.P.N. Mishra, Principal Scientist, welcome to students and briefed about the programme, discussed an overview of CSIR and NML, its contributions in the exploitation of natural resources. Dr. S.K. Mandal, Chief Scientist and coordinator of the programme discussed about fundamentals of science and its various branches and their application. His thought provoking speech inspired students and faculties. Dr. Anjani Kumar Sahu, Sr. Technical Officer proposed the vote of thanks. S.N. Hembram, Sr. Technical Officer helped students during lab. visit.
Students further visited at the creep testing units of MTE Division and knew about fatigue, creep, fractures prevailing in different types of industrial components. Students get exposure of different machine like Servo Hydro Testing Machine, Servo Electrical Machine and furnace. Mr. P.K. Roy has nicely explained the various activities performed by this unit. The students of mechanical branch have interacted and raised question and got satisfactory reply.
They further visited to Mechanical Testing Division and observed the practical demonstration of forging, shaping and rolling machine, wire Drawing Machine, PID control furnace, Trolley furnace chamber operated at 1200o centigrade.
The laboratory has recently setup a New Electronic Waste Unit and it was remained attraction among the students and faculty, they show their keen interest about the methodology and the steps involved in the recycling of various electronics appliances for recovery of valuable metals like gold, copper, lithium, cobalt, nickel etc.
Teacher and students requested for their next visit to the laboratory for gain more knowledge. Teacher expressed his view and satisfied to know about the consistent effort and research emphasis given in various sectors for the ultimate development of India. At last, teacher acknowledged and thanks to NML authorities for providing opportunity to students to participates under Industry sponsored students-NML Interactive (INDSS-NIP) programme.