get National Award
Shri RK Pandey receiving the award from Shri
Shivraj V Patil
A Hindi book
entitled, Rocket Nodak (Rocket Propellant), authored by Dr
Haridwar Singh, Emeritus Scientist and Shri RK Pandey, Jt
Director, High Energy Materials Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Pune,
has been awARDEd National Award by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Shri Shivraj V Patil, Minister of Home conferred the award at a
function organised at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 14 September 2005.
The award carries a medal, citation and cash prize .
Rocket Nodak is a unique book as it covers from historical
background of rocketry to advanced propellant formulations
currently under development world wide. The book also covers the process of
manufacturing different kind of propellants including the safety provisions
involved in handling and processing of high energy materials. The book will
be useful to the scientific community involved in the development of
propellants especially for rockets and missiles. The book has been dedicated
to Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, the Hon' able President of India.
CBSE Award for NSTL School Principal
Dr CV Narasimham receiving the award from Shri
Dr CV Narasimham, Principal, Ramanath Secondary School, Naval
Science and Technological Laboratory (NSTL), Visakhapatnam, has been
honoured with the CBSE Award for Teachers in public recognition of
his valuable and commendable services rendered to the community for the
cause of education as a teacher of outstanding merit. The award was
presented by Shri Arjun Singh, Minister of Human Resource
Development, Government of India on 4 September 2005. The award carries
a citation and cash prize.