Training programme on MPiC 2017 begins at CSIR-NML
Jamshedpur: Professional Training programme on Monitoring and Prevention of Industrial Corrosion (MPiC 2017) organized by CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur in association with CSIR-NML Technology Business Innovation Centre (TBiC) kicked-off on Tuesday.
Dr. S. Tarafder, HOD of MTE division, welcome the participants and appreciated delegates for coming to CSIR-NML to attend this four-day professional training programme during 24-27 October 2017.
He discussed about the global cost of corrosion and the magnitude of corrosion issues. He shared his thought on creating a conducive environment for industries, which will help to solve corrosion related problems in better way. He congratulated MTE and RPBD Division for conducting this programme.
Dr. Raghuvir Singh, Co-ordinator of this training programme highlighted about the various technical session of this programme, which includes lectures, and hands-on sessions followed by case study and laboratory visit.
He also mentioned that the programme like this helps in enhancing knowledge in monitoring and prevention of industrial corrosion as well as also provides a good forum to get prepare for corrosion related challenges. He also emphasized on the increasing cost of corrosion in future.
Dr. I. Chattoraj, Director, CSIR-NML mentioned that the training programme will provide a glimpse of adverse effects of corrosion, losses due to corrosion and different ways for its prevention. He also mentioned that CSIR-NML will always be providing help for the growth of Industries.
Dr. Amitava Mitra, HOD of RPBD (Research Planning & Business Development) deliberated on the importance of the professional training programme, which not only offers a platform for knowledge sharing but also develops interactions between R & D laboratory, industry & academia. He also highlighted the facilities CSIR-NML is providing to carry out R & D in corrosion and coating technologies.
He also indicated that the programme is conducted in association with CSIR-NML Technology Business Innovation Centre (TBiC) for promotion of technology-based entrepreneurship in this area.
Inaugural program was concluded by offering vote of thanks by Dr. Mita Tarafder, Joint Co-ordinator of PTP conducted by CSIR-NML. It was mentioned that this training is a small initiative of CSIR-NML for developing collaborative partnership with industries to take up R&D projects in corrosion prevention technology and services.
She thanked all the delegates from organizations such as Tata Steel, Quaker Chemical, GEC College, Reliance Industries, CESE, PFIZER, BHEL and BPCL participated in the programme.