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AMD Council Meeting

30th Meeting of Council for Management of AMD was held on 3rd  February 2017 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Sekhar Basu, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India at AMD, Hyderabad.
The council discussed the 15 year profile ( 2017-18 to 2031-32) for uranium exploration;  Medum  Term Expenditure Framework for three(03) years ;  MoU between AMD,GSI and NRSC (Department of Space) and Department of Fertilizers for mapping of surface exposures of rock-phosphate ; Qualifying examination for track change from Scientific Assistant (Drilling) to Technical Officer (Drilling) at AMD and creation of new syllabus for Drilling Engineering discipline;  Augmentation of Uranium reserves ;  Achievement of Annual Programme 2015-16 and  Targets of Annual Programme 2016-17 ; Progress of principal activities of XII plan projects
Information was provided to the council regarding Memorandum of understanding (MoU) between UCIL, AMD & NRSC (Department of Space) on microwave & hyper spectral remote sensing for geological exploration and capacity building and geospatial techniques for tailing pond site identification ; Filing of application in India for the patent titled ’Development of filter for removal of high concentration of As, Pb, Cd and U from drinking water for societal needs’ ;  NABL Accredition to Chemistry Laboratory ,AMD, Hyderabad ; International Symposium on Emerging Trends in Analytical Chemistry (ETAC-2016) ; National Workshop on Rare Earths, Zirconium and Titanium Resources from Beach Placer Deposits of India ; Public Outreach Programmes in Domiasiat, Meghalaya ;  Public Awareness Programmes ; Awards and Deputation.