Jamshedpur, March 24: A batch of 42 Diploma students from Indo-Danish Tool Room (IDTR), Gamharia accompanied by teacher RB Verma visited CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and interacted with scientists and research scholars on Friday morning under the aegis of CSIR-NML skill development 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 CSIR and NML separately, visit to NML selective units of the laboratory to gain an exposure of modern laboratory and research environment.
Dr. PN 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.
The students mainly visited at creep testing units of MST Division and know about fatigue, creep, fracture prevailing in different types of industrial components, they further visited at Mechanical Testing Division, and Engineering Workshop. They gain working knowledge and develop skill to know the application of different kind of machine like wire drawing machine, impact testing machine, hot rolling machine and its application.
During the interactive session, number of students asked different questions. Teacher and many students requested for their next visit to the lab for a deeper knowledge and skill development.