Awards & Honours for the year 2012-2013

Following are some of the Awards & Honours received by individuals at CIRCOT for the year 2012-2013 across the globe.

  • The consortium of NAIP subproject Design and Development of Rubber Dam for Watershed, was honoured with a “Certificate of Appreciation” from NAIP, which was received by Dr. S.K. Chattopadhyay, CCPI from CIRCOT, at the hands of the Hon’ble Governor of Goa, Shri Bharat VirWanchoo in the inaugural function of ICAR Regional Committee Meeting.
  • Dr. S.K. Chattopadhyay received the Fellowship from Textile Institute (FTI), Manchester, United Kingdom.
  • Dr.Kartick K. Samanta, Dr.SujataSaxena and Er. A. Arputharaj bagged the Best Poster Award in 100th Indian Science Congress in Material Science, for their poster on Application of Plasma Technology in Textile Chemical Processing to Reduce Water Pollution.
  • Dr. N. Vigneshwaran received the 1st prize in Research Meet in Biotechnology for the poster titled, Preparation and characterization of cellulose acetate electrospun mat embedded with ZnO nanoparticles and Vitamins.
  • Dr. R. Guruprasad received Best paper award in Fibre technology and Trade session at the National Convention on Cotton for his paper on Indian Cotton and Needs of Spinning Industry.
  • Dr.Kartick K. Samanta received Best Oral Presentation Award in First International Conference on Bio-resource and Stress Management in Crop Improvement for the presentation on Textile Chemical Processing using Plasma to Reduce Water Pollution.
  • Er. Chitranayak, Dr. V. Prasad, Shri A. Yadav, Shri R.S. Prabhudesai and Shri D. N. Moon received Best poster award in Fibre Technology group at the National Convention on Cotton for their poster on Spinning Potential and Quality of Indian Cotton.
  • Shri Deepak Meena bagged the first prize in BhasanPradiyogita (In Hindi) from the Nagar Raj bhashaKaryavayamSamiti (NARAKAS), North Mumbai Unit.
  • Two Technical Officers, Shri Pradeep Mandhyan and Shri M.V. Vivekanandan have been awarded Ph.D. (Science) in Physics.
  • The Institute participated in the ICAR Western Zone Sports Meet at Central Camel Research Institute, Bikaner and won First prizes in Women’s Table Tennis (Singles & Doubles), Women’s Carom event, Women’s Chess and Second prize in 1500 m running.
  • Smt. T.T. D’Souza, Personal Assistant won gold medal in 3000 m running, 3000 m walking and 400 m running in the 3rd Traingular Masters Athletics Championship 2013 and completed Half Marathon (21 Kms) at the 2nd Vasai-Virar Mayor’s Marathon and DNA Womens Day Marathon.
  • Dr. N. Shanmugam, Sr. Scientist visited Michigan, USA for Indo-US bilateral Workshop on Technology Commercialization.
  • Dr. S.K. Shukla, Scientist underwent three-week training on Cotton Ginning at the Cotton Research Institute, Giza, Egypt.
  • Dr. R. Guruprasad, Scientist underwent two-week training on Cotton Processing for Fine Quality Yarns at the Cotton Research Institute, Giza, Egypt.