3rd Week, July
2007, No. 36
Communication of NEIST
Dr G Thyagarjan
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.
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
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.
COMMING WEEK ..
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.