MU: One Week National Training Programme inaugurated

8:10 PM, Thursday, January 5th, 2023


Mangaluru : A seven-day National Level Training Programme ʼ on ‘Sophisticated Instruments for Chacterization of Materials’ sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Govt. of India under STUTI-21 scheme, was inaugurated on Wednesday.

The programme which will continue will January 10, 2023, is jointly organized by the DST PURSE Instrumentation Centre and MHRD RUSA NMR Instrument Centre of Mangalore University in collaboration with NIT Warangal, Telangana.

NITK Surathkal Dean (Research and Consultancy), Prof. S.M. Kulkarni, in his inaugural speech opined that Research Institutions, Industries, and the Government are the three pillars of progress and synergy to be established between them; and STUTI-21 is a well thought programme of DST which meets this purpose. This develops the skills needed for the industry and also achieves the objectives of ‘Aatma Nirbhar Bharath’ mission.

Mangalore University Faculty of Science Dean Prof. M. Jayashankar in his presidential address called on the participants to make use of the training program to develop skills of using sophisticated instruments and contribute to the progress of the country.

The Coordinator of DST PURSE Instrumentation Centre and Convener of the training program, Prof. B. Vishalakshi, introduced the guests and welcomed the gathering. Technical officer and Coordinator of STUTI-21. D. Ravikumar from NIT Warangal, briefed the audience about the DST STUTI-21 scheme. The Guest of Honor Prof. N Rajeshwar Rao, Former Dean R&C, Warangal joined the inaugural function in virtual mode

Deputy Coordinator of DST PURSE Instrumentation Center and Co-Convener of the training program, Prof. Boja Poojary, rendered the vote of thanks. The former coordinators Prof. Manjunatha Pattabi, Prof. Bhasker Shenoy, faculties of different departments and research scholars were present in the program. Guest Faculty Shabeena M Khan, compered the programme.

30 participants from different states of India have registered for the training programme. Eminent Scientists and Engineers will deliver lectures and provide hands on training on the use of sophisticated instruments in research during the Program.

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