Vth Webinar on ‘Atmanirbharta in Science at AMD, Hyderabad.
Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration and Research (AMD), Hyderabad, a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), in association with Indian Nuclear Society (INS), Hyderabad Branch organised the fifth webinar on ‘Atmanirbharta in Science’ series as part of ongoing ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations in AMD on 21.12.2021. The main function was held in Dr. Homi J. Bhabha Auditorium in the premises of AMD Headquarters, Hyderabad, which was webcast in the virtual platform. Several dignitaries, including the Chief Guest Padma Shri Dr. R.A. Badwe, Director, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai and a large number of participants joined the proceedings from various parts of the country through virtual mode. Rear Admiral Sanjay Chaubey, Chairman and Managing Director, ECIL; Shri N. Saibaba, Raja Ramanna Fellow and Former Chairman and Chief Executive, NFC; Dr. D.K. Sinha, Director, AMD and Chairman, INS, Hyderabad Branch; Additional Directors, AMD Shri B. Saravanan, Dr. T.S. Sunil Kumar and Shri R. Mamallan graced the occasion with their presence. Besides, senior officials of AMD, Members of INS, students and faculty from various schools and colleges in Hyderabad were present in the audience. Dr. D.K. Sinha delivered the welcome address. The Chief Guest Padma Shri Dr. R.A. Badwe, delivered the Invited Talk on ‘Cancer Care in India’. Dr. Badwe spoke about the various aspects of cancer and the major role played by DAE in delivery of affordable and equitable cancer care in India. Thereafter, Dr. T.S. Sunil Kumar, Secretary, INS, Hyderabad Branch proposed the vote of thanks. The programme concluded with the rendering of national anthem.