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A Three Day Workshop- cum Exhibition on Atomic Energy Begins At Graphic Era

Eminent Scientists across India attend the workshop

The Department of Physics at Graphic Era Hill University is organizing a three Workshop on Atomic Energy, in collaboration with Public Awareness Division, Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India. The workshop- cum exhibition will show case various aspects of atomic energy. The workshop  was inaugurated on 13 November by the  Hon’ble Vice-chancellor of  Graphic Era  Hill University, Prof Sanjay Jasola , The Chief Guest, Mr. Ravishankar, the Head of Public Awareness Division, Department of Atomic Energy and the Guest of honour   Dr Gulshan Rehan,  scientist Bhabha Atomic Research Centre . 14 eminent scientists from across the country are attending the workshop

Speaking at the inaugural day the Chief guest Mr Ravi Shankar said that the if the nuclear energy is used wisely it can illuminate World for 300 years. Mr. Shankar said that presenting atomic energy as dangerous and expensive is only a myth, as compared to other sources of energy, atomic energy is the safest. The tariff rate of atomic energy ranges between  97 paisa to 394 paisa per unit. He further elaborated on the  wide possibilities of using atomic energy in the fields i.e. agriculture, health, pharmacy, Nano technology etc.

The Guest of honour Dr Gulshan Rehan said that the main objective of Atomic Science is to produce atomic energy which is easy, cheap and reliable. Head of the Oncology department, Tata Memorial Hospital Dr Sharmila Pimple emphasized on the usefulness of atomic energy in treatment of cancer through radio therapy, chemotherapy and radio therapy after surgery. Director, Atomic Mineral Division Dr Pradeep Pandey presented his views on “Exploitation of Uranium in India”. Vice Chancellor Graphic Era Deemed University Dr Rakesh Kumar Sharma expressed joy and called this occasion a golden opportunity for students to learn from the experts outside the classroom. Vice Chancellor Graphic Era Hill University Prof. Sanjay Jasola expressed gratitude and congratulated his team for bringing all the eminent scientists in  one place. He further said that it is another milestone for Graphic Era Hill University.

The first day of the workshop was attended by SOE of Atomic Energy Research Mr J. Pacchamuthu, Mr Ganesh Kumar Sharma , Dr S Satyashiwini of Heavy Water Board, scientist Ms Shailja Pradeep , Convenor Dr Vijay Gupta head of the Physics department Graphic Era Hill University, HODs of various departments , students of colleges and schools  were present during the occasion. Mr Aditya Agnihotri conducted the event.

Atomic Energy workshop in Graphic Era Hill University 

A-three-day workshop on atomic energy will begin in Graphic Era Hill University today. The workshop is being jointly organised by the Physics department of the university in collaboration  with Department of Atomic Energy, Govt of India.

A total of 14 renowned scientists from various states in the country will be participating in the three-day workshop. The event will also witness exhibitions for students of Graphic Era Deemed University, Graphic Era Hill University and schools in the city. Workshop convener, Dr Vijay Kumar, said that scientists from Department of Atomic Energy, Atomic Mining Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) and TATA memorial hospital will be participating in the three-day workshop cum exhibition.