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IMMT celebrated 71st CSIR Foundation Day on September 26th, 2013


The 71st CSIR Foundation Day was celebrated with great pride and festive spirit on 26th Sept, 2013 at IMMT Bhubaneswar. Apart from award of mementoes to employees who retired recently and also to those who completed 25 years of service to the Council, winners of various competitions held among school children and staff members were also given away prizes. Dr. Harish Hande, Managing Director, SELCO-India was our Guest of Honour. Dr. Hande had delivered a very inspiring talk on solar technology and about his pragmatic efforts to put solar technology in the hands of poor, through his social enterprise SELCO, India. Our Chief Guest was Prof. S. Ranganathan, Dept. Of Materials Engg., IISc Bangalore. Prof. Ranganathan delivered a very informative and interesting CSIR Foundation day lecture on “The Glitter of Gold”. Prof. B.K. Mishra, Director, CSIR- IMMT presided over the function and mentioned the important achievements made by IMMT over the last year. He congratulated the scientists, notably those who have won various national accolades for significant contribution. To mark the festive spirit, a cultural programme of music and dance was staged in the evening giving platform to an ensemble of local artists and students of the institute.

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