The 69th Annual Foundation Day of AMD was celebrated at Homi J. Bhabha Auditorium, AMD Complex, Hyderabad on 27.07.2018. On this occasion, Dr. Dinesh Shrivastava, Distinguished Scientist and Chief Executive, Nuclear Fuel Complex (NFC), Hyderabad was the Chief Guest and 4 ex-employees of AMD were the Guests of Honour. The welcome address was delivered by Shri A. K. Bhatt, Additional Director (Op.–III). A documentary film depicting the growth of AMD was projected, which was appreciated by one and all. Reminiscences were shared by the retirees. Two eldest members of AMD were also felicitated on this occasion. This was followed by award function for best performing drilling units for 2016-17. The in-house AMD Hindi magazine ‘Khanij Bharti’ 2017-18 was also released on this occasion.
Shri M. B. Verma, Director, AMD addressed the gathering and highlighted the achievements of AMD and remembered the contributions made by the predecessors. Shri Verma emphasized on the whole-hearted participation of all the employees to make the AMD stronger.
Chief Guest Dr. Dinesh Shrivastava appreciated the efforts made by AMD in the field of uranium exploration and acknowledged the tough, hard and rough conditions of field life. He also delivered a lecture on “Automation in Nuclear Fuel manufacturing at NFC”. The programme concluded with a cultural function with scintillating performances by the employees of AMD, Hyderabad.