Jamshedpur : A batch of 40 students of Std. VIII to IX from Millat Urdu School, Golmuri accompanied by its three teachers – Sabiha Nazneen , Nasima Seharbanu and Talat Perveen visited CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jahedpur and interacted with the scientists and research fellows this morning under the aegis of Faculty Training and Motivation and Adoption of Schools, sponsored by CSIR-HRG, New Delhi.
Hind Welfare Foundation chairman ,Md. Abdul Sattar coordinated the visit. He was accompanied by Laki Biswas , Anjana Bhattacharjee and Shri Rahul Sharma. The students were thrilled to visit the laboratory and interact with the working groups. Most of the students were of the view that visit to the laboratory gave them a brief idea of how one can plan and get prepared to take further course after they pass out Board exam.
Dr. N. G. Goswami, Chief Scientist and NML Coordinator of the programme, motivated the students explaining about the importance of science learning by citing lively examples related to day to day life activities and how it can change our life, environment and society.
Rani Khatoon, a student said, “The visit to the lab gave me a brief idea of India’s bright scientific history. The presentation on CSIR and NML was very fascinating and motivating. We were given to understand the entire functioning in CSIR ranging from drug research- aerospace- genetic engineering- agro & food- ecology & environment- mining, minerals & metals-health care- rural development- leather industry to almost I believe everywhere”.
Another student Sana Parwween said, “What I loved the most is the way the things about science and future career prospect were explained. It was truly remarkable”.
Nazreen Farzana, another student said, “Visit to the laboratory gave us a real picture that how science and technology works hand in hand for the benefit of the common mass “.
“The programme was an eye opener for me. I am deeply motivated”, said Md. Faizan a student, after the visit.”The interaction has helped me to understand science in a better way.
I never realized earlier science was so closed to me. I used to think Science a very complicated subject. Rather, now I want to pursue science in a more meaningful way. I feel more inclined towards my future goals in life”, said a student Md. Hussain.
The programme was scheduled for four hours which comprised of an overview of Indian Science and Technology, motivational video clippings on science, Documentary film show on CSIR and NML, practical demonstrations, lively discussion, visit around the selective units of the laboratory/NML Museum/ Archive.