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VIIth Webinar on Atmanirbharta in Science at AMD, Hyderabad

VIIth 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 seventh webinar on ‘Atmanirbharta in Science’ series as part of ongoing ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations in AMD on 22.02.2022. 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 Prof. Rohini M. Godbole, Centre for High Energy Physics, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru and a large number of participants joined the proceedings from various parts of the country through virtual mode. Dr. 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 and Dr. T.S. Sunil Kumar 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 Prof. Rohini M. Godbole, delivered the Invited Talk on ‘Mega Science Projects: Relevance of and for India’. Prof. Godbole spoke about the participation of Indian scientific community in various national and international mega science projects, especially in the context of their consonance with national priorities. Thereafter, Dr. T.S. Sunil Kumar, Secretary, INS, Hyderabad Branch proposed the vote of thanks. The programme concluded with the rendering of national anthem.