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NRDC confers Meritorious Invention Award to Dr. Valsangkar, the ex-scientist of NIO
The National Research Development Corporation (NRDC), an enterprise of the Department of Scientific and Industrial
Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India held its annual presentation ceremony for meritorious inventions at Guwahati during 26-27 May 2011.
During this ceremony, Dr. Anil Valsangkar, a ex-Scientist of NIO has received NRDC Meritorious Invention Award. This consists of a silver Trophy, Certificate and a Cheque of Rs. five lakhs. Shri P.P. Srivastava, Member of NE State Committee, during Conference on 'Socio-Economic Empowerment of North East through Innovations' honoured Dr. Valsangkar. This was highest honour among the total 7 awardees.
Dr. Valsangkar was selected for this award based on his patentable invention on "A Portable device for in-situ sub-sampling of Aqueous Sediments". This device is useful to all scientists working on marine sediments. For technical details regarding this work please read news at
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