Srinagar, June 23: A one-week Short Term Training Program (STTP) on Biomedical Devices: Design and Manufacturing started Thursday at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar.
The training program is organized by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and is sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
The inaugural session was chaired by Prof. AM Bhat, former Head of Regional College of Engineering (REC), now NIT Srinagar, while Head of NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr) Rakesh Sehgal was “Guest of Honor on occasion.
In his presidential remarks, Prof. Bhat said the campus has completely transformed into an educational center. NIT Srinagar is a leading institute in North India not only in terms of skill-based education but also in terms of internships, he said.
“I am overwhelmed to see the campus after many years. From classrooms to modern labs, there is development everywhere. I congratulate Principal, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal and Registrar, Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari for making NIT Srinagar a vibrant campus,” he said. .
Professor Bhat said developing facilities in India rather than importing foreign technology will improve the country’s growth.
On the occasion, NIT Srinagar Director, Prof. Sehgal said that the development of the institution is more important than the development of individuals. We are committed to serving society through technology and making life easier for ordinary people, he said.
Professor Sehgal intended the end use of education to be to give back to society in the form of solutions to various problems. Such workshops are necessary for the comprehensive development of skills and knowledge of the participants, he said.
The director also highlighted the collaboration with various institutes across the country, especially the ongoing project with SKIMS Srinagar.
The Registrar of the Institute, Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari, appreciated the organizers for organizing workshops on a relevant theme. He said these sessions are the need of the hour and will explore deeper knowledge for participants.
“We need to develop and test solutions, predict outcomes and mitigate damage, and make informed policy decisions,” he said.
Professor Bukhari said research and innovation are key to generating new knowledge, building new infrastructure and training innovators and entrepreneurs.
In the keynote speech, the Dean of Research and Consulting, Prof. (HAG) MFWani congratulated the NIT Srinagar Director, Prof. Sehgal, HOD MED, and the coordinators for choosing a relevant topic for the workshop. is to say the need of the hour.
“We always have to do something for the people, the society in every good way possible,” he said.
HOD, MED, S. Nazir Ahmad said the department is lucky to have the rapid prototyping facility, as far as its field is concerned. It is an advanced manufacturing technique.
“There are many challenges in rapid prototyping right now, of course, researchers and makers have to overcome these limitations,” he said.
Earlier, Dr. Sheikh Gulam Mohammed said the course is designed to meet the needs of doctors, teachers, scientists in R&D houses and laboratories to revolutionize medical treatment.
The Head of Information Technology Department, Dr. Shabir Ahmad Sofi was the chairman and organizer of the event.
Chief, Mechanical Engg. Department professor Sheikh Nazir Ahmad and Dr. Mohammad Mursaleen were the coordinators. Dr. Sandeep Rathee and Dr. Dinesh Kumar Rajendran were co-coordinators of the program.
The organizing committee includes Dr. Sheikh Ghulam Muhammad, Mr. SaboorFayaz Lone, Mr. Imran, Mr. Shazman Nabi, Mr. Basant Kumar, Mr. Avinash, Mr. Shazman, Mr. Basanth and Ms. Ayna.
A vote of thanks was given by the Coordinator, Dr.M.Mursaleen. He also explained to the students the workshop evaluation model and the eligibility to pass. The inaugural session was moderated and moderated by Dr. Dinesh Kumar R from NIT Srinagar.
Resource persons for the course are highly experienced faculty members from reputable institutes such as IITs, NITs and research organizations.
Teacher. B. Ravi, IIT Bombay; Teacher. Sanjay Gupta, IIT Kharagpur, Dr. Sheikh Ghulam Mohammad, Dr.MFWani, Dr. Sheikh Nazir Ahmad, Gagan Deep Singh, Dr. Sheikh Shahid Saleem, Dr. Naveen Kumar, Dr. Mohammad Mursaleen, Dr. Rakesh Sehgal, Dr. Dinesh Kumar Rajendran and Dr. Sheikh Nazir Ahmad.