NEW DELHI, Jan 4 : Union Minister of State (Impartial Cost) Science & Know-how; Minister of State (Impartial Cost) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Vitality and Area, Dr Jitendra Singh right now launched a Particular Postage Stamp commemorating the seventy fifth Platinum Jubilee 12 months of CSIR-Nationwide Bodily Laboratory (NPL) New Delhi, which is likely one of the earliest CSIR laboratories that was arrange across the time of independence and its seventy fifth 12 months coincides with the seventy fifth 12 months of India’s independence.
The Minister additionally devoted the nation ‘LED Photometry Laboratory’ at CSIR-Nationwide Bodily Laboratory, New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s imaginative and prescient to develop energy-efficient illumination know-how. He additionally inaugurated Science Exhibition by faculty college students and interacted with them on the demonstrated themes and topics.
Later, addressing the galaxy of scientists and college students, Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned that CSIR-NPL is a monumental illustration of India’s unbelievable scientific journey within the final 75 years. He mentioned, the Platinum Jubilee celebration is coinciding with the “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav” launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Additionally it is an event to plan for the subsequent 25 years with acutely aware realisation that science and know-how goes to be the primary forex for the inclusive development of India.
The Minister mentioned that PM Modi has a particular aptitude for science pushed developments, which has enabled all of the scientific programmes to focus on purposes that are related to convey “Ease of Life” to the widespread man.
Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned that every one the six Science & Know-how (S&T) departments together with Area and Atomic vitality and the Autonomous Institutes have contributed vastly within the battle in opposition to COVID-19 by way of the analysis for growth of vaccines, genome sequencing and different protocols. He mentioned, the primary DNA vaccine trial was performed by the Division of Bio-Know-how and it has once more taken the lead for the Omicron Virus. The Minister additionally recalled the function of ISRO for offering Liquid Oxygen repeatedly on a big scale to a number of State governments from their very own manufacturing amenities or from the present inventory. Equally, he added that the Division of Atomic Vitality developed re-usable PPE kits and N-99 masks utilizing HEPA filter know-how.
In his concluding remarks, Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned that three vital duties of integration of various Science Streams amongst themselves and with the overall line Ministry Streams in the end, speedy conversion of lab applied sciences to be used by widespread man at reasonably priced prices and giving correct recognition to Scientists have turn into a necessity to realize on the earliest.
Referring to the ‘LED Photometry Laboratory’ at CSIR-NPL, Dr Jitendra Singh mentioned, this nationwide stage facility would contribute to creating India ‘Atma-Nirbhar’ within the apex stage calibration and testing of LED lighting merchandise. These is not going to solely save the overseas trade spent on availing testing and calibration companies from overseas but in addition considerably cut back turn-around time. The Minister additionally launched BharatiyaNirdeshakDravya (BNDs) to help the testing and calibration laboratories for high quality assurance at par with the worldwide requirements for prime purity gold, silver and different components. He additionally launched Certification Course of for Indian made Ambient Ozone Analyzers.
Amongst different releases to mark the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, DrJitendra Singh launched the Calibration Facility for Infusion Pump Analyzer used for testing the infusion pump. He additionally launched Certification Course of for Indian Made Low-Quantity PM2.5 Sampler to battle air pollution. The Minister launched the Responsive Web site of CSIR-NPL, the intention of which is to showcase and disseminate the main points concerning the Metrology-related actions of CSIR-NPL, in a totally responsive and extra appealingly designed format.
DG CSIR, Dr.Shekhar C. Mande, Director CSIR-NPL, Professor Venugopal Achanta, Ashok Kumar, Submit Grasp Common, Dr C.Sharma, Senior Scientist, CSIR and different Scientists, College students and Officers took half within the occasion.