With an aim of highlighting the scientific and technological connect of laboratories with multiple tiers of society, CSIR has initiated a unique ‘One Week One Lab’ (OWOL) programme that was launched by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, who is also the Vice President of CSIR.
The Curtain Raiser programme for the week long OWOL for CSIR-Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), Kolkata was held on 22.08.2023 in the institute. Dr Ranjan Sen, Director of Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science (IACS), Kolkata was the Chief Guest and was accompanied as guest of honour by Dr Debashis Bhattacharjee, Vice President, Technology and R&D of Tata Steel; Dr Ranjana Agarwal, Director of CSIR-National Institute of Science Communication and Policy Research; and Dr H.S. Maiti, Former Director of CSIR-CGCRI. The programme was also associated with exhibitions of technology portfolio of the institute.
Lighting of the lamp and dignitaries on the dais during the Curtain Raiser programme