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Nanomaterials and Technology in Chemistry Report
Published on : 31-Oct-2009
  Lecture Workshop on “Nanomaterials and Technology in Chemistry and Green Chemistry” during 23-25th October, 2009 organized by Department of Chemistry, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology , Majitar, Rangpo, Sikkim(East)-737132, COORDINATED BY DR. AMLAN KUMAR DAS ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPT. OF CHEMISTRY, SMIT The three days lecture workshop on “Nanomaterials and Technology in Chemistry and Green Chemistry” for college teachers & students (both graduate, undergraduate and research scholar) has been completed. The workshop was organized by Department of chemistry, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar. Prof. Mihir Kanti Chaudhuri, The honorable Vice Chancellor of Tezpur University was the convener of the workshop. Dr. (Brig.) S.S.Pabla, The honorable Vice Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University was the patron and Prof. N. V. Subba Reddy, Director SMIT was the Chairman of the workshop. The workshop was coordinated by Dr. Amlan Kumar Das, Reader, Dept. of Chemistry,SMIT. The workshop was sponsored by Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, The National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad has sponsored the workshop. The workshop was basically aimed at the college teachers , graduate, post graduate and research students belonging to the institution of the state of Sikkim and nearby area to give them exposure and an opportunity to interact with the eminent scientist and professor from reputed institutions to gather knowledge about the latest field of research in nanotechnology and its application in green chemistry. The knowledge of green chemistry is very much required to keep our environment green. Eminent scientist & professor from various reputed instituted like Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur & Guwahati, Tezpur University, Jadavpur University, Delhi University and Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science has delivered their lectures on the above mentioned topic. In this workshop we had an overwhelming response with the number of 32 teachers participants and 57 students participants among which 5 were research scholars from various institutions of the sate Sikkim and nearby area. The participants were from Sikkim University, Sikkim Govt. College, Pakim palatine College, Pakyong, Calcutta University & SMIT. There were nine distinguished invited speakers for the workshop comprising Prof. Mihir Kanti chaudhuri, The honorable vice chancellor of Tezpur University, Dr. Pritam Dev of Tezpur university, Prof. Arun Chattopadhyay & Prof. B.K.Patel from IIT Guwahati, Prof. Panchanan Pramanik from IIT Kharagpur, Prof. B.C. Ranu & Prof.S.Ghosh from Indian Association for the Cultivation of Sciences, Kolkata. Prof. R.K.Sharma, Delhi University and Dr. Sanjay Bhar of Javadpur University. There were several speakers from host institution SMIT as well. There were total of 17 lectures has been delivered in the three days workshop encompassing topics related to green chemistry, preparation & characterization of nanomaterials & their application in Green chemistry. The workshop began on 23rd October in a traditional manner by the lighting of Diya followed by a welcome song by Mandodori Pradhan & Sagar Giri, student of M.Sc. Chemistry ,SMIT. This was followed by briefing of the programme by Prof. N.V. Subba Reddy, Director SMIT. He threw light on the main theme of the workshop and called upon the participants to interact with the eminent personalities present in the workshop so that they could gather knowledge which can be used for solving real life complex problem. This was followed by an enlighten speech by Prof. Mihir Kanti Choudhuri, vice chancellor, Tezpur University. The very informative and interactive session was shared by Prof. M.K.Chaudhuri with his lecture on “Imperatives of Green Chemistry-Practices in teaching, Research & Industries” which focused on the necessity of following environmental friendly pathways to get desired biologically relevant product. It also described the scope of green chemistry in research, training & industries and also its incorporation in curriculum at the graduate & undergraduate level. Some of the important lectures were the one on “Green Chemistry in research & training” by Prof. B.C.Ranu. Prof. Shantanu Bhoumik of International Centre for Nano Technology and Applied Adhesion, SMIT gave an informative presentation on “High Performance Polymeric nano composites & nano adhesives & its performance under space environments. Profound and enriched scientific literature on research in nanotechnology was also made available to the participants through the lectures Prof. Shushovan Choudhuri, Prof. Arun Chattopadhyay , Prof. Ajay jha, Prof. Panchanan Pramanik, Dr, Sanjay dahal and Prof. Sangeeta Jha. Prof. R.K.Sharma of Delhi University delivered his lecture on the need for green chemistry education to keep our environment green and held a very interactive session on demonstration of green chemistry experiments. This three days lecture workshop brought forth an arena of interaction between leading research scientists of our country and aspiring students and teacher belonging to the institutions of the state of Sikkim and nearby area. The last session of the workshop was valedictory session started with the presentation of the report the workshop by Ms. Nitu Bhatnagar followed by a traditional Sikkimies dance performed by Ms. Pranita Sharma and Sidip Subba for first year M.Sc. chemistry of SMIT. The souvenir and CD of the workshop was released by Chief Guest Prof. R.K.Sharma of Delhi University and thereafter it was distributed among all the participates. The participation certificates of the lecture workshop was distributed among all the participates. The workshop was ended with vote of thanks by the coordinator of the workshop Dr. Amlan Kumar Das, Reader, Dept. of Chemistry. The whole workshop was anchored by Mr. Suman Kumar Dahal and Ms. Olevia Neogi, students of M.Sc. chemistry, SMIT. The students of M.Sc. chemistry (1st Semester & 3rd semester) of SMIT have taken active part in the 3 days lecture workshop by interacting with all the invited speakers to widen their knowledge in the specific field of research. Dr. Amlan Kumar Das Workshop Coordinator Assistant professor Dept. of Chemistry SMIT, Majitar  
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