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Constitution of Research Council
Central Glass & Ceramic Research
Institute, Kolkata

Research Council (RC) for CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute (CGCRI), Kolkata from 1st August, 2013 to 30th April, 2017 (vide RC Extension OM No. 9/1/RC/2016-17-RPPBDD dated 09.02.2017). The constituted RC has the following composition and functions according to the OM no: 19A/CGCRI/2013-016-PPD dated 01.08.2013

A. Composition
Dr. Srikumar Banerjee
DAE Homi Bhabha Chair Professor
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre
Mumbai – 400085
Prof. Vikram Jayaram
Department of Materials Engineering
Indian Institute of Science
Bengaluru – 560 012
External Member
Prof. Souvik Bhattacharyya
Deputy Director and Professor
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur
Kharagpur – 721302
External Member
Dr. Anand Tanikella
Managing Director
Saint-Gobain Research India
Chennai – 600008
External Member
Prof. Milan K Sanyal
Senior Professor J and Former Director
Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics
1/AF, Salt Lake,
Kolkata – 700064
External Member
Shri Umesh Chandra
Former Director (Operations)
RINL-Visakhapatnam Steel Plant
Visakhapatnam – 530031
External Member
Dr. Shyam S. Rao
Vice President - Technical Ceramics
Carborundum Universal Ltd.
Industrial Ceramic Division
Hosur – 635126
External Member
Shri Pradeep Kheruka
Vice Chairman and Managing Director
Borosil Glass Ltd.
Mumbai – 400018
External Member
Prof. Samit K. Ray
Head, Department of Physics & Meteorology
Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur,
Kharagpur – 721302
External Member
Dr. Rathindra Nath Das
Additional General Manager & Head
Ceramic Technological Institute
Corporate R & D Division
Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd
Bengaluru – 560012
Agency Representative
Dr. S. Srikanth
CSIR-National Metallurgical Laboratory,
Jamshedpur – 831 007
DG Nominee
Dr S.W.A. Naqvi
Director (Additional Charge)
CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute
Bhavnagar – 364002
Sister Laboratory Representative
Shri Ashwani Gupta
Scientist G
Department of Scientific & Industrial Research
Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road
New Delhi – 110016
DSIR Representative
Dr. K Muraleedharan
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
Kolkata – 700032
Prof. B.K. Mishra
CSIR- Institute of Minerals & Materials Technology
Bhubaneswar – 751 013
Engineering Cluster Director
Dr Sudeep Kumar
Head, Planning & Performance Division
Council of Scientific & Industrial Research Anusandhan Bhawan
New Delhi – 110 001
Permanent Invitee
Dr. P. Sujatha Devi
Senior Principal Scientist
CSIR-Central Glass & Ceramic Research Institute
Kolkata – 700032

B. Functions
  • Advise on the formulation of R&D programmes and future directions of activities of the laboratory keeping in view the Five Year Plans, national Priorities and opportunity areas.
  • Suggest networking with other CSIR National Laboratories on programmes of mutual interest.
  • Review R&D activities and research programmes and advise on future directions
  • Advise on fostering linkages between the laboratory, industry and potential clients.
  • Constitute panel of experts for selection of Scientific (Group IV) staff.
  • Any other function as may be assigned by Director General / Governing Body.

2. The tenure of the constituted RC is upto 30th April, 2017.
3. The expenses on TA/DA and honorarium of Rs. 2000/- per meeting to the non-CSIR members will be borne by the laboratory.

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