CSIR-National Geophysical Research Institute (CSIR-NGRI), Hyderabad, celebrated the “One Week, One Lab programme” from 04 to 09 September 2023 by organising the weeklong programmes.
The programme was inaugurated by Chief Guest Dr PS Goel, Former Secretary, Ministry of Earth Sciences, with Guests of Honour Dr N Kalaiselvi, DG CSIR & Secretary DSIR and Shri Jayesh Ranjan, Principal Secretary, Dept of IT, Telangana. Dr Prakash Kumar, Director, CSIR-NGRI, outlined the week's schedule and discussed NGRI's scientific vision, emphasising cutting-edge technologies like AI and machine learning.
Dr Kalaiselvi, who joined virtually, extended best wishes, highlighting NGRI's role in addressing societal challenges. Shri Jayesh Ranjan praised CSIR's campaign and invited NGRI to join Telangana's Research and Innovation Circle, offering support for scientific experiments. Dr PS Goel shared views on future research, emphasising demand-driven science and collaboration methods.
MoUs were also exchanged with IIT Madras, SRTM University, and Bundelkhand University for research collaboration. Dr Goel also inaugurated an R&D exhibition showcasing NGRI's research accomplishments.
On 5 September 2023, a Geoscience Conclave was organised, inviting eminent geoscientists of the country to speak on their work done in the past decades in various geoscience disciplines. During this meeting, seven experts delivered the talks on frontier areas of geophysics.
The next event, Stakeholder Connect, on 6 September 2023, aimed to engage with various stakeholders to ensure effective communication, gather feedback, address concerns, and foster mutually beneficial relationships. Representatives from NPCIL, ONGC, NMDC Ltd, Geological Survey of India, Central Ground Water Board and…read more on NOPR