Report on XXIX Research Advisory Committee Meeting at ICAR-NINFET, Kolkata

 January 14, 2020: XXIX Research Advisory Committee Meeting of ICAR-NINFET, Kolkata was held on January 14, 2020. Prof. B.C. Mal, Vice-Chancellor of JIS University, Kolkata was the Chairman of this committee. The meeting was inaugurated with the Welcome speech of Dr. N.C. Pan, Director, ICAR-NINFET. Introductory remarks were delivered by every member mainly focusing on increase of use of diversification of natural fibre. They also emphasising on the smart instrumentations, particularly for the jute industry and betterment of them.

The morning session started with presentation of Action Taken Report (ATR) of last RAC proceedings by Dr. S.N. Chattopadhyay. After the discussion on ATR, Head of the Division of Quality Evaluation and Improvement (QEI) Division and Chemical and Bio-Chemical Processing Division (C&BP) presented their divisional achievements. Followed by discussion and recommendations by the members. In the next half, HoD, Mechanical Processing Division (MP) and HoD, Transfer of Technology Division (ToT) presented the progress of their ongoing projects. Dr. J. Mitra, Director, ICAR-CRIJAF, Barrackpore and Dr. G. Bose, Former Principal Scientist of this Institute, were invited as a special invitee in the meeting.

The programme ended with the vote of thanks by Dr. S.N. Chattopadhyay, Principal Scientist and Member Secretary of RAC.

 

 

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