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AMD Council Meeting

          25th Meeting of Council of Management of AMD was held on 10th April 2014 under the Chairmanship of Dr. Ratan Kumar Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India at Mumbai. The council discussed on Achievement of Annual Programme 2013-14, progress of XII plan projects, manpower requirement for XII plan projects, exemption of consent from Gram Sabha for AMD’s activities in Reserved Forest (RF) / Protected Forest (PF) / Sanctuaries, Status on development of TDEM data interpretation algorithms, co-ordinated Research Programme on Beach Sand Mineral Deposits, utilisation of remote sensing data for monitoring mining areas of Beach Sand Mineral Deposits, National Science Day Celebrations, awards and deputation.

Hindi Scientific Seminar organized at South Central Region (SCR), Hyderabad

          A Seminar on the topic "ऊर्जा, विकास एवं पर्यावरण-परिवद्धता एवं आत्मनिर्भरता" was  organized at AMD, South-Central Region, Hyderabad in association with Indian Nuclear Society (INS) on 6th  & 7th March, 2014.  Sri. S.B.L. Mishra, IFS, Special Chief Conservator of Forests (Vigilance), Govt. of A.P., was the Chief Guest who inaugurated the Seminar.   Sri. P.S. Parihar, Director, AMD presided over the inaugural function.  The seminar was attended by all senior officers at Hqrs/SCR and delegates from regional offices, INS members and few other institutions.

          The proceedings began with the the key-note address of Director, AMD on the topic “खनिज संसाधनों का अन्वेषण एवं दोहन : भारतीय परिदृश्य ".   Various research papers, 32 in all, related to Uranium exploration, Beach Sand Minerals, Rare Metals and Rare Earths (RMRE), analytical techniques and Public Awareness were presented during four sessions of the seminar. 

          A souvenir (smarika-vol.25) was also released.

 Sri. S.B.L. Mishra, IFS, inaugurating the seminar Guests and senior officers
'Smarika' volume 25 released Address by the chief guest
Keynote address by Shri R.K.Singh, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Treasurer, INS Keynote address by Shri Alok Srivastava, Indian Space Research Organisation
Keynote address by Shri O.P.Pandey, National Geophysical Research Institute Keynote address by Shri R. S. Jha, Nuclear Fuel Complex
National Science Day Celebrations

          As part of National Science Day on February 28, 2014, lectures, exhibitions, quiz and essay writing competitions, short film, poster making, interactive sessions etc. were organized at AMD headquarters, various regional and sectional offices, and field establishments. The celebrations aimed to foster scientific temper among the employees and to spread awareness on nuclear energy among students and general public.

           For an overview of the activities click here.

AMD gets 'Rajbhasha Shield' and 'Award for Hindi House Magazine'

          AMD has received 'Rajbhasha Shield' for the year 2012-13 instituted by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), Mumbai, for the outstanding implementation of the Official Language Policy of the Union. 'Khanij Bharati' published by AMD, Headquarters has also bagged the first prize in the "Best In-House Magazine in Hindi" category.

          The Rajbasha Shield and Hindi In-House Magazine Award were presented by Dr. Ratan Kumar Sinha, Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary, Department of Atomic Energy to Shri P.S. Parihar, Director, AMD in the Inaugural Function of the 15th All India Official Language Seminar held on 16-01-2014 at the Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai.

          Dr. A.K. Bhatt, Scientific Officer/H (Western Region, Jaipur) and Dr. R.S. Yadav, Scientific Officer/G (Central Region, Nagpur) were also honoured with 'Hindi-Sevi Samman' on the occasion.

'Rajbhasha Shield' for the year 2012-13 Award for 'Best In-House Magazine in Hindi'
'Hindi-Sevi Samman' recieved by  Dr. A.K. Bhatt 'Hindi-Sevi Samman' recieved by Dr. R.S. Yadav


65th Republic Day celebrations

          Shri P.S.Parihar, Director, AMD hoisted National Flag on 65th Republic day of India at AMD-Complex, Hyderabad. Addressing gathering of officials and their family members, he emphasised the importance of Republic day in the Indian context 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.

Dr. A.K. Rai elected as member of Council of Geological Society of India

          Dr. A.K. Rai, Additional Director, Operations-I, has been elected as member of Council of Geological Society of India, Bengaluru (2014-2016), for which election was held recently.