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56th Foundation Day of CSIR-IMMT 13th April 2019


CSIR-IMMT celebrated its 56th Foundation Day on 13th April 2019. It is an important occasion to celebrate the achievements, and project the important contributions. It also gives an opportunity to revisit the cause of advancing scientific and technological capabilities. To commemorate the Foundation Day of IMMT, a daylong programme was organized. The day started with a poster exhibition in the Meeting Hall depicting the important R&D activities. A large number of science and engineering students from various colleges of Bhubaneswar visited and learnt about the R&D works of the institute. A book release function also was organised in the Conference Hall by the Pensioners Welfare Association at 10 AM.

The main Foundation Day Function was taken place in the Auditorium at 3.00 PM. Dr G. Padmanabham, Director, ARCI – Hyderabad, was the Chief Guest and delivered the Foundation Day lecture on the topic of “Metal Additive Manufacturing”. Mr. Manish Kharbanda, Head of Corporate Affairs, JSPL – New Delhi was the Guest of Honour and addressed the gathering. The Annual Report of the Institute was released, MoUs with ARCI and IIT Bhubaneswar were exchanged, and selected Technical and Administrative support and service staff were recognized with IMMT Excellence Award for 2019. The day ended with a cultural programme consisting of dance, drama and music in the Auditorium, staged by our staff, students and their family members for the entertainment and enriching the campus life.