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66th Republic Day celebrations

          Shri P.S.Parihar, Director, AMD hoisted National Flag on 66th Republic day of India at AMD-Complex, Hyderabad. Addressing gathering of officials and their family members, he emphasised the importance of Republic day and later dwelt upon the achievements of AMD during the last one year. Sports and cultural activities for officials and their family members were organised on the occassion.

Development of Borehole Trajectory Logging Systems

          Borehole Trajectory Logging Systems were indegenously designed, developed and fabricated for measuring inclination and azimuth of boreholes. The systems were successfully tested in the field areas and dedicated to the nation by Dr. R.K. Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India on 12.11.2014 at AMD, Hyderabad.

AMD Council Meeting

          26th Meeting of Council of Management of AMD was held on 12th November 2014 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Ratan Kumar Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India at AMD, Hyderabad. The council discussed on augmentation of uranium reserves, Achievement of Annual Programme 2013-14, progress of XII plan projects, revision in schedule of charges (2014) for various professional and technical services, supply of xenotime to IREL for R&D purposes and columbite-tantalite to NFC, PRIS-G target for 2014-15, status of TDEM system development by BARC and IGCAR, exploratory mining at Rohil (Rajasthan), public awareness programme etc.

Homi Bhabha Science & Technology Award

          Shri P.S. Parihar, Director, AMD is awarded the prestigious Homi Bhabha Science & Technology Award for the year 2013, for his outstanding contribution in the field of Science & Technology, during Founder's Day celebrations of BARC, on 30th October, 2014.

Group Achievement Award

Award received by Shri M. Raju, SO/F on behalf of
DM-400 (4) drilling unit team
Award received by Shri A. Nagaraju, SO/F (extreme right)
on behalf of BEC-300 drilling unit team

          DAE Group achievement award - 2013 for ‘Drilling operations by Coring Method and DTH Method’ was given to two drilling units DM-400 (4) (Coring), Kaladgi Basin Investigations and BEC-300 (DTH), Kadapa Basin Investigations of Southern Region, AMD. The award was received by Shri M. Raju, SO/F on behalf of DM-400 (4) drilling unit team and Shri A. Nagaraju, SO/F on behalf of BEC-300 drilling unit team during Founder's Day celebrations of BARC, on 30th October, 2014. The group consists of the following members.

Sl. No. Name
S/Shri
Designation Name
S/Shri
Designation
DM400(4) DRILLING UNIT BEC300 DRILLING UNIT
1 M. Raju SO-F A. Nagaraju SO-F
2 C. Vijay Technician-F G. Kalyan SA-D
3 Dhananjaya Technician-F C. Radhakrishnan Tech-F
4 Eswar Sri Ramgudi Technician-F Ullas. A. Sawant Tech- F1
5 S. Devendra Technician-D Poovappa Gouda  Tech- D
6 T.  Venkateshwarulu Work Asstt. B/C T.Bhaskaran Tech-B
7 G.V.  Prabhu Work Asstt. B/C B. Venkata Ramana Work Asstt. B
8 G. Obulesh Work Asstt. A U. Redanna Work Asstt. B
9 Sukumar Unni Ayyappa Driver Gr. (Ord.) Y. Shivaiah Work Asstt. B
10 Rajnath Prasad Security Guard Ram Gangi Reddy Work Asstt. A
11 Guha Ram Security Guard H.R.Suresh Kumar Driver Grade - I
12 Manohar Ram CL (TS) D.S.Madhu Driver Grade - I
13 M. Venkata Ramana Security Guard
14 R. Ramamurthy Security Guard
15 Chinna Peraiah Security Guard
Exhibition at VNIT, Nagpur

          Atomic Minerals Directorate for Exploration & Research, Central Region participated in an exhibition (AXIS) organised by Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur during 26th to 28th September 2014. Honourable Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former president of India, inaugurated the exhibition and Regional Director, Shri Amit Majumdar appraised him about various exploration and research activities of AMD in central India.