Jamshedpur: The valedictory function of the four days Professional Training Programme (PTP) on Monitoring and Prevention of Industrial Corrosion (MPiC 2017), which was organized by CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur in association with CSIR-NML Technology Business Innovation Centre (TBiC), was held on 27th October at the Lecture hall of CSIR-NML.
Dr. S. Tarafder, HOD, MTE Division addressed the participants and delegates and asked the participants for feedback of the training session so that things can be improved in future. He asked the delegates to keep in touch with CSIR-NML for future collaboration.
Dr. I. Chattoraj, Director, CSIR-NML distributed the training certificates to 12 delegates from Tata Steel, Quaker Chemical, GEC College, Reliance Industries, CESE, PFIZER, BHEL and BPCL.
L K Meena, Scientist of MTE Division explained about the training programme contents which were executed. Delegates from different organization shared their practical experience in areas of corrosion, analysis of corrosion products, different coatings for corrosion resistance in NML laboratories through presentations. They shared their opinions and thanked CSIR-NML for designing such training programme through which they came to learn about new technique for detection and prevention of corrosion.
Dr. Mita Tarafder, Joint Co-ordinator, MPiC 2017 shared the feedback received from the delegates and discussed the remarks given by them. She also mentioned that the shortcomings will be improved and suggestions will be implemented in future to design the training programmes better.
Dr. Amitava Mitra, Head-RPBD, CSIR-NML highlighted about the future collaborative opportunities with CSIR-NML and requested participants to visit NML for technical consultation and experimental work.
He suggested for MoU with the organization for long term collaboration. He asked for the exact contact details of the respective persons of organizations so as to reach them and explore the possibilities of collaboration.
Dr. Raghuvir Singh, Co-ordinator of this training concluded the function by offering vote of thanks.
He thanked the participants for successfully completing the training program and actively participating in the discussions and also the organizing team for their support throughout the training session.
After the concluding session of training programme, 2nd Workshop and Pitching Session on Technopreneurship was also organized at lecture hall of CSIR-NML.
Technopreneurship Pitching on Friday- Make in India as per Champions of Change (MSME interaction with PM): Dibyangshu Sinha, CII-Yi. Nanotechnology for corrosion protection: Mr Gaurav Marwah, CII-Yi. CSIR-NML technology demonstration on Anti tarnishing lacquer : Dr A.K. Mohanty, CSIR-NML. Improved electro-plating technology for competitive advantage: Dr. S.K. Tiwari, CSIR-NML and Open house.
In the Pitching session two speakers pitched their business ideas. One of the speaker Gaurav Marwa of CII-Young India, spoke about his ideas on Corrosion protection through Nanotechnology and another person Dibyangshu Sinha presented how one can contribute in nation building through entrepreneurship development. He attended a programme called Champions of Change held at New Delhi during 20-21 August 2017 on invitation of PMO.
Scientists of CSIR-NML Dr A.K. Mohanty and Dr S.K. Tiwari also presented corrosion prevention technologies and demonstrated products for possible entrepreneurship development. Ranjendra Golcha, CEO of the Golchha Entrprises Pvt Ltd presented various product ideas which can help entrepreneurs to develop their business through value addition on readily available raw materials to gain competitive advantage.