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Training program on Cutting and polishing of coloured stones from 20th- 24th August 2018


Advanced Materials Technology Department of CSIR-IMMT organized a five days training program onCutting and Polishing of Colored Stones during 20-24 August, 2018. The objective of the programme was to create skilled manpower in heralding the gemstone business in Odisha as well as in other states.

Altogether sevenapplicants from Andhra Pradesh, Jharkahand and Odisha took part in the hands-on training programme held at the gems centre of IMMT, Bhubaneswar.The participants learnt basic theory of this subject andwere exposed to practical work on trim cutting, pre-shaping, final shaping, different types of polishing, etc. apart from getting preliminary idea about managing business in this area.

Dr. Pratima K. Mishra, Chief Scientist, and Project Leader conducted the training programme. Practical training was imparted by Mr.Sewaram Chaoudhary, a gemmologist from Jaipur, Rajsthan.

All the participants expressed complete satisfaction over the training course. Shri S.K. Mishra, Chief Scientist handed over Certificates to the participants.

Name of Participants:

  • Mr. Reddy Vijay Kumar
  • Mr. Prasanna Kumar Sahoo
  • Mr.Jyoyi Pratap Thakur
  • Mr. Jagat Jyoti Bahalia
  • Mr. Rohit Sha
  • Mr.Jatinder Kumar Das
  • Mr. Sandeep Sunkara