Jamshedpur, April 1: A Second batch of 48 Diploma students from Indo-Danish Tool Room, Gamharia accompanied by teacher R.B.Verma visited CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and interacted with scientists and research scholars this morning under the aegis of CSIR-NML under “School-NML Interactive Programme” in collaboration with NASI, Jharkhand Chapter. The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with working group.
The programme was scheduled for two and half hours, which comprised an overview of Indian Science and Technology, Documentary film show on NML, visit to NML selective units of the laboratory to gain an exposure of modern laboratory and research environment. Dr. P.N. Mishra, Principal Scientist, coordinated and briefed about the programme, discussed an overview of CSIR and NML, its contributions in different branches of Science & Technology.
He defined science, science & technology, development of science & technology in Indian perspectives, discussed the skill development programme and role of diploma holder personnel play at the R&D Laboratory, also explains about natural resources like ores, minerals, rocks and its value for the development of Nation and further arrange lab visit. The students expressed their fillings, asked numbers of question, and clarify doubt with scientists.
Students visited at creep testing units of MST Division and know about fatigue, creep, fractures prevailing in different types of industrial components. They get exposure of different machine like Servo Hydro Testing Machine, Servo Electrical Machine and furnace. They further visited at Mechanical Testing Division and observed the practical demonstration of forging, shaping and rolling machine, wire Drawing Machine,Trolly furnace chamber operated at 1200o centigrade’s.
Students appreciated the facilities available at Engineering Workshop. They gain working knowledge and develop skill to know the application of different kind of machine like lath machine, Shaper Machine, Semi Automatic Bandsaw Machine, Pillar Drilling Machine, Hydraulic Surface Grinding Machine, Universal Milling Machine etc.
During the interactive session, number of students asked different questions on minerals, ores, origin of coal, the evolutionary history behind the formation of metal, metals forging, rolling, and heat treatment etc. Teacher and students requested for their next visit to the laboratory for gain deeper knowledge.
Teacher expressed their view and was satisfied to know about the consistent effort and research emphasis in various sectors for the ultimate development of India.
At last, teacher acknowledged and thanks to NML authorities for providing two consecutive batches of a total 96 students participates under the skill development programme.