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St Joseph High School students visit CSIR-NML under ‘Jigyasa’ programme


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Jamshedpur, Jan 12: Sixty students of St  Joseph High school in Golmuri visited CSIR-NML on Thursday, January 12 under the ‘CSIR-Jigyasa’ programme. The students were accompanied by teachers Vidya Murty and Rajesh Thakur.                They interacted with scientists and research scholars.

The objective of the program was to provide the students exposure to research environs and also motivate them to take up the science stream and further pursue careers in science. In the course of the visit, the student of St Joseph High School visited the various laboratory segments at National Metallurgical Laboratory and interacted with the working groups.

The aim of organizing this laboratory visit was to create interest among the students in scientific innovation and encourage their participation in developing innovative scientific content on a virtual platform for the Jigyasa Virtual Laboratory project.

Dr Mita Tarafder, Chief Scientist & Head, KRIT Division, CSIR-NML, and Leader of the CSIR Jigyasa Virtual Laboratory project, in her welcome address, gave a brief on CSIR and R&D and support facilities at CSIR-NML. While referring to ‘learning by knowing and learning by doing,’ Dr Tarafder encouraged students to think from a practical point of view.

Dr. Aniket Dutt, Project Scientist from the KRIT Division team gave a short presentation on the CSIR-Jigyasa portal. The team helped the students and teachers who showed interest in subscribing to the YouTube channel of the CSIR-NML Jigyasa program. The organizing team expressed their gratitude to the Director, of CSIR-NML for permitting them to conduct this program. The day-long program included a visit to some research laboratories like Asia’s second largest Creep Testing facilities under Materials Testing and Evaluation Division, various workshops and the NML Museum.

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