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3rd Week, July 2007, No. 36

A Weekly Communication of NEIST


Dr G Thyagarjan visited NEIST


Dr G Thyagarajan, former Director and former Chairman of Research Council, RRL-Jorhat paid a visit to NEIST on 16 July, 2007. He went round the various departments of the laboratory in the morning hours to witness the on going research activities and met the scientific staff working there. Later on at noon he had a formal meeting with the Heads of Divisions/Sections and Area Coordinators in the Director’s Conference Hall. In the meeting Dr Thyagarajan informed that despite his utmost efforts and willingness to continue as the Chairman of Research Council, he could not do so due to his other assisnments with CSIR. He informed that he was 40 years old when he became the Director of a CSIR lab at Jorhat and the experience he gathered as the Director at RRL-Jorhat subsequently served as the basis for embarking on as Director of other CSIR labs and other assignments too. He reminisced with profound thanks and deep appreciations the cooperation he received from the RRL staff during his tenure at RRL. He also expressed his great satisfaction over the growth and development of the laboratory ever since he left it and proclaimed that quality and infrastructurewise the laboratory is among the top of CSIR laboratories today and in this connection he also wished the laboratory’s continued prosperity in the years to come.

Dr Thyagarajan also had interactions with the scientists and urged upon them to keep up their good and quality work. As he is mentally and emotionally very much attached to the laboratory, he promised to pay similar visits in future also. Earlier, Dr P G Rao, Director, NEIST-Jorhat welcomed and expressed happiness for the kind visit of Dr Thyagarajan.

SAIKIA SP AND KANJILAL PB : Conservation of Biodiversity with special reference to Medicinal Plants. Biodiversity - Herbal Medicine (Ed. S Jyrwa), 2007, p-6-17.

The name of North East Institute of Science & Technology (NEIST), Jorhat (CSIR) has been included as a life member institute of Indian Academy of Social Sciences (ISSA), Registered HQ : Iswar Saran Ashram Campus, Allahabad - 211 004, India. 


A group of Class X standard students from Dibrugarh escorted by the Teacher-in-Charge Shri Jayanta Bhattacharya visited the laboratory on 19 July, 2007. They were taken round the various departments of laboratory to get themselves exposed to the on going research activities as well as the research environment. Sri CS Bordoloi, Technical Officer, attended to the students on behalf of the laboratory.

Dr P G Rao, Director, NEIST-Jorhat attended the following :
- Attended the RAB meeting 2005-06 on 
13 July, 2007 at Kolkata.
- Visited NEIST Sub-station at Imphal, Manipur on 14 July, 2007.



Dr P G Rao, Director, NEIST-Jorhat to attend the Tripura Footwear Training Cum Production Centre coming up at Dhajanagar, Udaipur, South Tripura with the joint efforts of CLRI, Chennai, NEIST-Jorhat and Deptt. of Science Technology, Govt. of Tripura which is to be inaugurated on 30 July, 2007 by Sri Badal Choudhury, Hon’ble Minister of Science & Technology, Finance, PWD,etc., Govt. of Tripura. Dr Rao will be participating in the function as a Guest of Honour. The Centre will be managed by Udipur Nagar Panchayat, an urban local body of Tripura.





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