7th Dr. P. B. Sarkar Memorial Lecture
The 7th Dr. P. B. Sarkar memorial lecture was organised by ICAR-NINFET to pay tribute to Late Dr. P. B. Sarkar on 11th March, 2021 at 3.30 pm at ICAR-NINFET auditorium. Late Dr. P. B. Sarkar, an eminent scientist in lignin chemistry and author of several books in organic chemistry, was the former Director of ICAR-NINFET (Formerly NIRJAFT), Kolkata during 1950-1967. Dr. D. B. Shakyawar, Director ICAR-NINFET delivered the welcomed address to the audience. Dr. S. N. Chattopadhyay presented the life-sketch of Late Dr. P. B. Sarkar to the audience. Dr. Ashwini K. Agrawal, Institute Chair Professor & Former Head of the Department, Department of Textile and Fibre Engineering, IIT-Delhi, a distinguished personality in the field of Textile Chemistry, delivered a lecture on “Nanotechnology: Journey from Lab to Market” in virtual mode. Over 100 participants including staff members of ICAR-NINFET, members of RAC, representatives from various textile institutions , Indian Jute Mill Association, National Jute Manufacturing Corporation, Jute Corporation of India, ICAR-CRIJAF, ICAR-CSWRI, ICAR-CIRCOT, IJIRA and former Staffs of ICAR-NINFET etc. joined the programme either in physical or virtual mode and made the programme a grand success. Total programme was coordinated by Dr L Ammayappan, Principal Scientist, ICAR-NINFET, Kolkata.