Department of Chemistry, KarmaveerBhauraoPatil College and Navi Mumbai Science Foundation (NMSF) in association with Indian Association for Radiation Protection and Maharashtra Academy of Sciences conducted the “World Nuclear Energy Day”, on 2nd of Dec 2017
Enrico Fermi Lecture Series On the Occasion of World Nuclear Energy Day
Department of Chemistry, Karmaveer Bhaurao Patil College and Navi Mumbai Science Foundation (NMSF) in association with Indian Association for Radiation Protection and Maharashtra Academy of Sciences conducted the “World Nuclear Energy Day”, on 2nd of Dec 2017, the anniversary of the first reactor constructed by Famous American Scientist Enrico Fermi.
In this event that took place in KBPC, the chief guest Dr. B. S. Tomar (Director, Radiochemistry & Isotope Group, BARC) discussed history of nuclear fission and its impact on subsequent developments in Chemistry he also highlighted important events in the life of Prof. Enrico Fermi. He said that the true strength of a country comes from its knowledge based young generation and gave important advice about sticking to fundamentals of science to young minds in the auditorium.
Dr. Purushottam Kand, Sir H N Reliance Foundation Hospital & Research Centre briefed about the new advancement in the field of nuclear medicine, radiation therapy used in the diagnosis and treatment of Cancer, Thyroid etc. Dr. Sharma, President IARP talked about safety precautions taken during the handling of the radioactive material.
NMSF Chairman Dr. Bhagwat said that events like this educate the young minds and encourage students to participate in debates regarding nuclear power with right information rather than fears and misinformation.
Introductory remarks were given by the Prin. Dr. V.S. Shivankar & Dr. A.M. Bhagwat, Introduction of Chief guests were done by Dr. Babu D.A.R. Vote of thanks was preceded by Smt. S.S.Patil.