The National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM), is an autonomous Research Institute under Ministry of Mines, Government of India. Set up in 1988 under Societies Act, 1860, NIRM has its Head Office (HO) at Bengaluru and Registered Office (RO) at Kolar Gold Fields in Karnataka. The Institute deals with field and laboratory investigations, basic and applied research, and solving complex problems in almost entire spectrum of Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering related to Mining and Civil Engineering activities.
As a part of commemoration of 75 years of Indian Independence, (Aazadi ka Amrut Mahotsav) NIRM will be organising a series of Technical lectures starting from 12-March-2021. The schedule of the lectures and their link is given below.
|S.No||Date||Title of Lecture||Department||WebEx Link for Lecture|
|01||12-Mar-2021 15:00hrs||Engineering Geophysics – GPR as NDE tool||Engineering Geophysics||Completed|
|02||19-Mar-2021 15:00hrs||Engineering Geophysics – MASW for Compaction Studies||Engineering Geophysics||Completed|
|03||26-Mar-2021 15:00hrs||Engineering Geophysics - Tomography for defect mapping||Engineering Geophysics||Completed|
|04||02-Apr-2021 15:00hrs||No Lecture Scheduled - Good Friday Holiday||-||-|
|05||09-Apr-2021 15:00hrs||Engineering Geophysics - ERT for supplementary investigation||Engineering Geophysics||Completed|
|06||16-Apr-2021 15:00hrs||Engineering Geophysics – Cross-hole investigations||Engineering Geophysics||Lecture Canclled as the Speaker turned Covid +ve|
|07||23-Apr-2021 15:00hrs||Armour Rock Blasting By Mr. G Gopinath, Sr. Scientist, NIRM||Rock Blasting and Excavation Engineering||Completed|
|08||30-Apr-2021 15:00hrs||Urban Blasting By Mr. G C Naveen, Sr. Scientist, NIRM||Rock Blasting and Excavation Engineering||Completed|
|09||07-May-2021 15:00hrs||Stability monitoring of gravity dams - Significance of Instrumentation by Mrs. Praveena Jennifer, Sr. Scientist, NIRM||Numerical Modelling||Completed|
|10||14-May-2021 15:00hrs||Instrumentation in blasting by Mr. G Gopinath, Sr. Scientist, NIRM||Rock Blasting and Excavation Engineering||Cancelled on Account of Holiday - Id Ul Fitr|
Download Ministry of Mines GOI, Advisory for COVID-2020 from the link: COVID-2020
Shri Pralhad Joshi, Honorable Union Minister for Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs tweets about NIRM on 15th December 2020 and also commented on his facebook page.
राष्ट्रीय शिला यांत्रिकी संस्थान खान मंत्रालय के अधीन एक स्वायत्त शोध संस्थान है।— Pralhad Joshi (@JoshiPralhad) December 15, 2020
रॉक मैकेनिक्स के लिए समर्पित यह दक्षिण एशिया का एकमात्र संस्थान है और अपने वैज्ञानिक अध्ययनों के जरिए खनन एवं निर्माण क्षेत्र को सुरक्षित तरीके से संसाधनों का समुचित उपयोग करने में सहयोग देता है।
Shri Pralhad Joshi, Honorable Union Minister for Coal, Mines and Parliamentary Affairs launched SATYABHAMA (Science and Technology Yojana for Aatmanirbhar Bharat in Mining Advancement) Portal for Science and Technology Programme Scheme of Ministry of Mines on 15th June 2020. The portal has been designed, developed and implemented by National Informatics Centre (NIC), Mines Informatics Division. Shri Sushil Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Mines and other senior officials of the Ministry were also present.:
i) NEWS: News
ii)Link to SATYABHAMA Portal: SATYABHAMA Portal
Honorable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiji has appealed to all to participate on Yoga Day on 21-July-2020. The Videos of his appeal can be accessed from the following links:
i) Google Drive: Google Drive Link
ii) We Transfer: We Transfer Link