CSIR-NCL celebrates 75th foundation day of CSIR

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 7 October 2017

CSIR’s role is to work in the interest of the nation, while taking industry into consideration

Pune: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research-National Chemical Laboratory (CSIR-NCL), Pune recently celebrated the 75th Foundation Day of the CSIR. 

RK Khandal, President, R&D and Business Development, India Glycols, delivered a lecture on ‘Sustainability of Indian Chemical Industry, Role of CSIR’.

"Specialty chemicals that cater to end-product markets having growing demand. The chemical industry must shed old habits to enhance productivity and have certain strategies for digital transformation. Ideas that optimise customers' operations have to be adopted. A definite cloud has to be formed to reach customers and digital technology has to be utilised to come closer to customers," said Khandal.

He also discussed opportunities and challenges before research and development in India. "CSIR’s role is to work in the interest of the nation, while taking industry into consideration," added Khandal.

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