Bhubaneswar(24/01/2023): “One Week One Lab”, an extended nationwide campaign of CSIR to showcase the technological breakthroughs and innovations of CSIR-IMMT Bhubaneswar was inaugurated by Dr.(Mrs.) N.Kalaiselvi, Director General CSIR & Secretary, DSIR in presence of Hemant Sharma, Principal Secretary to Government of Odisha Industries Department (Government of Odisha), Prof.(Dr) S.Basu, Director, CSIR-IMMT Bhubaneswar.
Dr.(Mrs.) N.Kalaiselvi visited CRTDH and Design & Project Engineering Slurry Pilot Plant, Mineral processing Pilot plant, Advanced Material Technology Dept.
and Centre for Waste Utilization and Hydro & Electrometallurgy Department and Sea Bed Mineral Pilot Plant alongwith the officials of the respective departments.
Inaugurating “One Week One Lab” initiative Dr.(Mrs.) N.Kalaiselvi, said, "Here at CSIR-IMMT, I visited the labs and found everything in its place and it is just beyond imagination that, I came here only with the expectation for metals & minerals but I could see number of medicinal values also here.
It’s a great agglomeration of different facets which are required for equipment have their live as heavenly life on Rare Earth.
Today, we are happy to announce the launch of CSIR’s One Week, One Lab Campaign: it is the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)’s campaign to opportunities through deep tech Start-ups ventures."
Present on this occasion Hemant Sharma said, "It’s my pleasure to be here at CSIR -IMMT to celebrate the curtain raiser programme of One week One Lab which is the brainchild of our honorable Prime Minister.
Our Industry Department and the MSME department work closely with CSIR-IMMT.
Metal, mineral and Industry ecosystem of Odisha.
IMMT plays a crucial role in maintain the On behalf of Government of Odisha, I promise to extend all support to CSIR- IMMT for the great works."
Speaking about the initiative Prof.(Dr.) S Basu said, Today for the first time after Dr.Kalaiselvi became DG of CSIR & Secretary DSIR visited IMMT and we are celebrating the a curtain raiser programme on one week one lab which is a vision by PM.
Today, we are establishing for the grater reach to the technocrats, industrialists, general public, stakeholders like students, research scholars, will be showcasing our lab and today is the prelude to that which we early take curtain raiser programme.
Everything we will talk about & we will showcase that end-to-end resourcing material or metal which is the mineral and making of Metal & Alloys and from their fictionalization of metal or material to work or to give a specific work function to that material so that we can go to the device all end to end working on IMMT that is the punch line that end to end we work to sourcing to the application.
An MoU was signed between IMMT Bhubaneswar VCMD and APMD Government of Andra Pradesh.
Commenting on the signing of MoU, MVG Venkat Reddy, Director Mines VCMD and APMD regarding the pulling in black shell and beatification of bar-rites BSO4 in Berrium safe which is in Bungum fet and per annum of 3 million tonnes of ore we are going to extract now, in another mine is also going to come up shortly so this beatification that low grade to high grade so we wanted to do the MoU.
On this occasion the dignitary guests unveiled MinMart -the e-newsletter of CSIR ITTM and the Hindi annual magazine Abhibyakti
Dr.Sujata Chaklanobis, Head, CRTDH, and her team visited and expressed her happiness with the activities and developments happening at CSIR-IMMT