Poonch: Students of Department of Sericulture, Poonch Campus, University of Jammu visited Central Silk Board, Bengaluru.
Students of Poonch Campus are on Educational tour towards South India.
Students of M.Sc. 3rd semester along with two the teaching faculty Dr. Muzafar Ahmad Bhat and Sumya Kapoor visited Central Silk Board Bengaluru.
During the visit the students interacted with M. R. Itagi, Scientist D, Central Silk Technological Research Institute (CSTRI, Bangluru).
He gave a detailed lecture on Post Cocoon Technology. He expressed his happiness while interacting and also encouraged students to make Sericulture as one of their sources of employment.
He also remarked that the coming years jobs will be shrinken to a higher extent and encouraged students to be a part of post cocoon Technology.
Soni Vijay Kumar, Scientist D, Vanya Silk Reeling Division also interacted with the students of Poonch Campus.
He demonstrated all the reeling units and explained different kinds of silk in different reeling units.
Dilip Kakoti, Senior Technical Assistant VSRD took the charge of further explaining and demonstrating Post Cocoon Technology. Technical staff of Post Cocoon Technology supported it nicely.
After this secession students were allowed to move towards the Weaving and dyeing unit.
Dr. D. Sargunamani, Scientist D, CSTRI, Bangaluru first gave a detailed lecture on weaving and dyeing and then he with his coworkers demonstrated weaving and dying, particularly he demonstrated and explained the computer dyeing.
The students and accompanied faculity thanked Director Poonch Campus Prof Dipanker Sengupta for giving them opportunity.
“We are also thankful to all the scientists and technical staff who gave their precious time to us”