Jamshedpur : The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Jamshedpur Chapter, organised the 4th “Professor S. N. Sinha Memorial Materials and Metallurgy Quiz 2016 for standard XI and XII students of Jamshedpur city in CSIR-NML’s Auditorium, Burmamines. In addition to 18 participating schools comprising of 40 teams, Teachers, many dignitaries from Tata Steel and CSIR- NML attended the function.
Few notable among them, were – Six teams from Loyola School Jamshedpur (two teams), Vidya Bharati Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Jamshedpur Public School, Little Flower School and Hill Top School qualified in the final out of 40. Nikhil Nilesh and Abhishek Kr. Patra of Loyola School Jamshedpur were declared champions.
Abhishek Pani and Praneet Shekhar of Loyola School Jamshedpur got Second Rank. Rahul Choudhary and Shivam Srivastava of Hill Top School stood third.
The two winning team will get opportunities to participate in Professor Brahm Prakash Memorial Materials Quiz – 2016 to be held at Kalpakkam in September.
This programme was initiated as an effort to create awareness among the students about the role of materials science and metallurgy in industrial and technological developments. In the year 1993, this event was named after Prof. Brahm Prakash, an eminent metallurgist of India.
Over the years, this Quiz Competition has attracted appreciation from educationalist, researchers & industrialists and is considered a prestigious annual event of the Kalpakkam Chapter and the IIM. The National Level “Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Materials Quiz” has gained wide popularity within student community. More than 50 teams comprising 100 students from all around the country participate every year.
Prof. M.K. Agrawal, Chairman, IIM Jamshedpur chapter welcomed the gathering. While delivering the inaugural address, Chief Guest Dr. K. Muraleedharan, Director, CSIR- NML said,” Prof. Sinha had a great role in building the student fraternity in metallurgy as Head of Metallurgy department of NIT Jamshedpur, and Dean / Principal , NIT as well as Director, NIFFT Ranchi.
He was a teacher of eminence and would be remembered by every one who came in his contact”. Dr. K. Muraleedharan also added,” Teachers and Parents have a great role in determining the career path of a student. Prof. Sinha played a significant role while inspiring his student communities”.