HEMRL Scientists 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 Arjun Singh

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.