Dr Shekhar C. Mande during the interaction
CSIR-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Ghaziabad, is continuously pursuing its mandated programme to promote a professional and holistic human resource development in CSIR by offering Training and Development programmes for professionalising R&D management and support functions in CSIR.
The Centre recently organised an “Induction-cum-newly Recruited Scientists Meet with DG, CSIR” during 4-7 March 2020 at CSIR-HRDC, Ghaziabad. The Centre received around 140 nominations of newly recruited scientists from various laboratories of CSIR for the programme.
The programme was initiated with the welcome remarks by Dr R.K. Sinha, Head, CSIR-HRDC who shared the expectations from the participants about the programme.
Prof. Alok Dhawan, Director, CSIR-IITR, delivered the keynote address on ‘National R&D Perspective: Role of CSIR’ and interacted with the participants. During the first two days, eminent experts and HoDs of various divisions of CSIR Hqrs interacted and addressed the participants on Organisation & Management of S&T in India & STI Policy; CSIR: An Overview; International S&T Management; IPR Management; Encouraging Development and Commercialisation of Inventions and Innovations: A New Impetus; CSIR Service Matters and Conduct Rules; CSIR Financial Management Systems; CSIR Purchase Procedures; Preventive Vigilance: An Overview, and Legal Framework in CSIR.
Dr Anjan Ray, Director, CSIR-IIP also addressed and interacted with the participants on Technology Readiness Level. Yoga sessions were also organised for the physical wellbeing and integration of mind body and soul.
Dr Shekhar C. Mande, Secretary, DSIR and Director-General, CSIR, interacted with the scientists on 6 & 7 March 2020. The interaction with the participants began with DG, CSIR sharing his expectations from CSIR and the scientists. All the scientists presented their work and its alignment with CSIR’s mission and vision through individual presentations and S&T Poster Presentations. On the second last day, the participants organised a cultural event to share and present the richness of different parts of the country.
The programme was well received by the participants as evident from their feedback. The programme was concluded with the distribution of certificates by Dr Shekhar C. Mande to the participants.