Jamshedpur: A group of 39 students from Kerala Samajam Model School (KSMS), Sakchi accompanied by one teacher, Ms. Vrinda Suresh visited CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur and interacted with scientists and research scholars this morning under the aegis of CSIR-NML School-NML Interactive programme. The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with working group.
The programme was scheduled for three hours. Dr.P.N.Mishra, Principal Scientist, deliver welcome address 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.
Dr. S.K.Mandal, Chief Scientist and coordinator of the programme discussed about various units of NML and its role towards research and Development, he also discussed about some basic fact of sciences. The students expressed their fillings, asked numbers of question, and clarify doubt with scientists. Dr. A.K. Sahu, Technical Office gave the vote of thanks.
Further Dr. P.N.Mishra and S.N.Hembram organized laboratory visits in two separate group.
Anjali Kamari, Class X Stand expressed happiness and surprised to practically view of the recycling units, Mr. Mehul Bhartia also expressed the similar view.
Sangam Jain, Ms Saloni Jha, Mr. Sarthak Khandelwal first time know in detail about the contribution of NML towards the exploitation of natural resources for the development of nation.
Students visited creep testing units of MST Division and know about the fatigue, creep, fractures prevailing in different types of industrial components. Mr Aayush, Mr. Bipin Kumar were happy to know about the Asia’s second largest creep testing lab is present in India. They further visited at Analytical Chemistry Centre and get exposures of practical experiments.
The NML museum was the central attraction among the students & appraised the well decorated museum with plenty of samples and wall mounted posters displayed the latest and old technologies and products developed by the NML.
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.