IXth 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 ninth webinar on ‘Atmanirbharta in Science’ series as part of ongoing ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations in AMD on 21.04.2022. 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. The Chief Guest, Padma Shri Dr. R.B. Grover, Member, Atomic Energy Commission. Dr. Dinesh Srivastava, Chairman and Chief Executive, NFC; Dr. G. Amarendra, Raja Ramanna Fellow & Former Director, Materials Science Group, IGCAR; Dr. D.K. Sinha, Director, AMD and Chairman, INS, Hyderabad Branch and Dr. T.S. Sunil Kumar Additional Director, AMD graced the occasion with their presence. Senior officials of AMD, Members of INS, students and faculty from various schools and colleges in Hyderabad were present in the audience. Besides, a large number of participants, including many dignitaries, joined the proceedings from various parts of the country through virtual mode. Dr. D.K. Sinha delivered the welcome address. The Chief Guest Padma Shri Dr. R.B. Grover delivered the Invited Talk on ‘The relationship between Science and Technology’. Dr. Grover spoke about models analysing relationship between science and technology and discussed the methods of knowledge production. Thereafter, Dr. T.S. Sunil Kumar, Secretary, INS, Hyderabad Branch proposed the vote of thanks. The programme concluded with the rendering of national anthem.