CSIR-CMERI is dedicated to exploring technologies to combat environmental pollution: says, Prof Hirani

 Professor Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, has called for exploring technological avenues to help in arresting environmental pollution saying it is one of the biggest threats to humankind. One of the most important weapons to counter the ill-effects of Environmental Pollution is to continuously upgrade and update existing technologies so that the same may be effectively optimized and fine-tuned to effectively tackle pollution. Harish Hirani stated that CSR funds should be channelized in such a manner so that consequently it aids in enhancing the Living Standard of the poor masses. CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, is a hub for striving excellence in Clean and Green technologies and also seeks to get its lab-tested technologies implemented in the field. This Institute also provides a platform for Open-Exchange of Ideas and Information. HE was speaking at a One Day Workshop on “Interaction with CSIR-CMERI, CSR Personnel in Durgapur. He also expressed eagerness to host such an interactive workshop, which will provide a deep and analytical understanding to the attendees of the array of technologies at the disposal of CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur. As a testimony to the ideals of the Institute, the Zero-Waste Colony Model, Air-Purification Technologies and the Water Purification Technologies were cited to provide a picture of a comprehensive and integrated technology which effectively deals with Environmental Pollution. Dr. Hirani urged all present to believe and use the CSIR-CMERI developed technologies and help in Value-Addition to the society. Chief Guest S.M. Chauthaiwale, GM & BUH, NSPCL, Durgapur, congratulated Director, CSIR-CMERI, for having such wonderful indigenously developed technologies and its considerable impact on the immediate environment. The technologies developed for Rural Empowerment were appreciated and it was stated that CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur, has tremendous underlying potential to revolutionize the usage of renewable energy.  Chauthaiwale hoped that CSIR-CMERI will continue to contribute for the Social upgradation and societal enhancement. The program was attended by 54 participants from various NGOs and companies

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