CSIR Exhibition organized at CSIR-IIIM Jammu

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As part of the CSIR Platinum Jubilee celebration, a three days mega scientific exhibition was launched at CSIR-IIIM Jammu campus from 25h to 27th August, 2017. Prof. Anju Bhasin, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University Jammu was the chief guest who inaugurated the exhibition.

Prof. Anju Bhasin while speaking on the occasion lauded the contribution of CSIR in the scientific and technological development of the country. While appreciating the excellence of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in many frontal areas which bears high societal impact, Prof. Anju Bhasin stressed upon the need of imparting practical knowledge along with the theoretical teaching given in the school, colleges and universities.

Earlier, after inauguration, she took round of all stalls/counters and discussed in detail about the technologies put on exhibits. Organized by CSIR as a part of the its Platinum Jubilee Celebrations to make the masses acquainted with its contributions in various fields, the exhibition witnessed a huge rush of students, scholars, faculty members of research and educational institution and general public on the first day.

The scientific and technological achievements of CSIR were on exhibit in aerospace to oceanography, tractor to aero plane, road to affordable housing, leather to energy, value added agriculture & floriculture to functional foods, minerals and mines to environment, portable water to generics and medicines, instrumentation to chemical and petrochemicals, rural technologies to human resource management and intellectual property management.

Broadly, the exhibition was categorized into fourteen themes viz. aerospace and strategic sector, agriculture and floriculture, chemical and petrochemical, societal technologies, ecology and environment, energy, engineering and infrastructure, food and nutrition, generics and healthcare, intellectual property, enabling leather, materials/minerals/ mining, nurturing human resource and water.

The exhibition provided a great opportunity to students, youth and all sections of society to get a glimpse of scientific achievements of the CSIR under one roof. People turned out in large numbers on all the three day of the event and it was a great success.