Add comment April 26th, 2010
Following is an excerpt from a report in expressbuzz.com.
Koraput will soon be connected to the nationwide network of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) laboratories as it is chosen as an extension centre to have a pool of master trainers to train grassroots-level people in applied technologies in various fields.
The extension centre would be presently promoted by the State Government with an initial investment or Rs 30-40 lakh on a 25-acre land. However, it would soon have a full-fledged CSIR centre of Rs 40-50 crore investment with master trainers in agriculture, food and rural technologies, environment, biodiversity and food processing and for this a detailed proposal had already been submitted to the central authorities.
It would have active support from Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT), Bhubaneswar, Central Foodcraft Technology Research Institute, Mysore, Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Lucknow, North East Institute of Science and Technology, Jorhat, and Central Salt and Marine Research Institute, Bhavnagar.
According to IMMT Director Prof. Barada Kanta Mishra, the centre, to be built under `CSIR-800 Programme’ would also help in creating employment opportunity for the backward region in the southern part of Orissa which has seen a series of extremist activities recently.
It would also work as an interface to transfer laboratory-based knowledge to the rural people.
Add comment March 10th, 2010
The details of the course is at http://www.immt.res.in/academic/. It looks like a very good program to pursue and should lead to jobs in the various mining and mineral processing plants (including steel and aluminum plants) in Orissa. Following is the program structure.
Duration : The PG Diploma programme will be of one year duration, consisting of two semesters. Both theory classes and practical demonstrations will be taken up during the 1st semester for six courses. During the 2nd semester, the students will be carrying out project work.
|Subject Code||Subject Title|
|ME-02||Comminution, Classification & Agglomeration|
|ME-04||Surface Phenomena & its Application|
|ME-05||Environment & Waste Treatment and Corporate Social Responsibility|
|ME-06||Computer Application in Mineral Processing|
|Mineralogical characterisation||Agglomeration||Magnetic Separation||Jigging||Fluidisation|
|Comminution||Dewatering||Specific Area Measurement||Tabling||Electrostatic separation|
|Size separation||Flotation||Pychnometry||Process Simulation||Fine particle separation|
Project work to be carried out either at IMMT for students enrolled in ‘non-sponsored’ category or at respective industries for students enrolled in ‘Sponsored’ category.
Add comment May 5th, 2009
Following is an excerpt from a news report in Indian Express.
These are the National Institute of Medical Genetics, funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, the National Institute of Nanoscience and Technology, funded by the Department of Science and Technology and the National Institute of Mangrove and Coastal Studies, funded by the Department of Environment.
“The institutes for medical genetics and nanoscience technology are coming up at Baruipur. About 25 acres of land have been identified for the purpose and the government had approved it last year,” …
Efforts are on to develop Baruipur as the new educational hub where infrastructure for educational institutes will be developed, added Majumdar. “The Coastal Research Centre will cater to the entire coastline of the country and will come up near Sunderbans,” he said. The National Institute of Translation Research is also likely to be constructed here and discussions are on with CSIR for funding the project.
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, which promotes basic sciences, has started its functioning in the city in 2006. … and will soon have its own campus at Haringhata. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research which has been holding its classes at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology will also have a campus of its own soon, said officials.
1 comment May 12th, 2008
The following list is from http://www.csir.res.in/External/Heads/aboutcsir/lab_directory.htm.
101 comments April 23rd, 2008