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BackIndustrial Visit of B.Tech (Bio-Technology) Students to SRRC, Mannavanur on 15.09.2018

Dr. S. Rajanarayanan, Professor & Head, Department of Bio-Technology, St. Michael College of Engineering and Technology, Kalayar koil, Sivagangai District (TN), deputed 30 students belonging to III and IV year of B. Tech (Bio-Technology) along with 2 faculty members for an Industrial Visit to SRRC, Mannavanur on 15.09.2018. The students have Animal Bio-technology as one of the core subjects in their B.Tech program.

Dr. A.S. Rajendiran, Principal Scientist and Officer In-charge of SRRC Mannavanur welcomed the gathering and presented an overview of the centre about its genesis, mandate, milestones, species of focus and all about the activities undertaken. He also highlighted that, this visit is first of its kind in the history of SRRC that, a contingent from an Engineering college with bio-technology background had chosen the centre for Industry Exposure. Dr. G. Nagarajan, Senior Scientist (Animal Bio-technology), delivered a lecture to the students on “Biotechnological options for improving livestock production”. The lecture was followed by a brief students’ – scientists interaction.

All the students gained significant knowledge on biotechnological tools for improving livestock production and expressed their gratitude to SRRC, CSWRI for giving them adequate information of their desire.  Dr. Pachaiyappan K, Scientist, coordinated the event on behalf of the SRRC and thanked the students, faculty & administration of St. Michael College of Engineering and Technology, for having chosen the centre for their Industrial Visit and welcomed them for future programs of the kind.