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Patent awarded to Dr. DS Subrahmanyam, Scientist-V& Head, GED NIRM

Patent awarded to Dr. DS Subrahmanyam, Scientist-V& Head, GED NIRM

Patent has been awarded to Dr. DS Subrahmanyam, Scientist & Head, Geotechnical Engineering Dept. for his invention of Stress measurements in Fractured rock mass.

Swachhata Pakhwada 2023 Award

Swachhata Pakhwada 2023 Award

Ministry of Jal Shakti, the Nodal Ministry of Govt of India for Swachh Bharat Mission, has given a Swachhata Award to National Institute of Rock Mechanics under the Ministry of Mines for the outstanding performance in Swachhata Pakhwada 2023

Ambedkar Jayanti 14th 2024

Ambedkar Jayanti 14th 2024

National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM) celebrated the 133rd birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna, Dr B R Ambedkar at NIRM H.O., Bengaluru and at NIRM R.O., KGF. On the occasion, Dr H S Venkatesh, Director, Mr A Rajan Babu, Officer in Charge, NIRM RO, all HOD, Senior scientists, Officers and employee bearers paid floral tributes to Babasaheb Ambedkar at the conference halls of the NIRM HO and NIR

GSI NIRM MoU Signed on 15.03.2024 at RSAS, GSI, Bengaluru 560078 (15.03.2024)

GSI NIRM MoU Signed on 15.03.2024 at RSAS, GSI, Bengaluru 560078 (15.03.2024)

Geological Survey of India (GSI), a premier earth science organisation under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India and National Institute of Rock Mechanics (NIRM), autonomous applied research and consultancy services organisation signed an institutional cooperation programme MoU on 15.03.2024 for mutual cooperation in the area of Geology, Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering.

NIRM Participates in Bharat Tex 2024 - a Global Textiles event organized by Ministry of Textile (27.02.2024)

NIRM Participates in Bharat Tex 2024 - a Global Textiles event organized by Ministry of Textile (27.02.2024)

Dr Prasnna Jain, Scientist, attended knowledge session on Geotechnical textiles-Advancements and Sustainability held on 27th February 2024 during Bharat Tex 2024 - a Global Textiles event organized by Ministry of Textile and visited the NTTM Pavilion at Hall 5A , New Delhi 

NIRM Celebrates 26th January 2024 (26.01.2024)

NIRM Celebrates 26th January 2024 (26.01.2024)

75th Republic Day was celebrated all over country on 26.01.2024. Dr Sripad R Naik, Scientist and Head, Numerical Modelling Dept. and Director (in-charge) hoisted the flag in the presence of NIRM employees and their family members.

Infrastructure and Disaster Management’ "ICGEID 2024" at IIT Patna on 18-20 January 2024

Infrastructure and Disaster Management’ "ICGEID 2024" at IIT Patna on 18-20 January 2024

Dr Prasnna Jain, Scientist, attended and presented paper in 2nd International Conference on ‘Geotechnical Issues in Energy, Infrastructure and Disaster Management’ "ICGEID 2024" at IIT Patna on 18-20 January 2024 organized by Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, IIT Patna in association with Geotropik, Universiti Teknologi, Malaysia and CSIR-CIMFR, Dhanbad.

खान मंत्रालय की हिंदी सलाहकार समिति की बैठक ‎ - 13.12.2023

खान मंत्रालय की हिंदी सलाहकार समिति की बैठक ‎ - 13.12.2023

Dr. H.S. Venkatesh, Director, NIRM, and Dr. Prasnna Jain, Scientist and Official Language Officer, NIRM attended a meeting of the Hindi Advisory Committee of Ministry of Mines, Chaired by Shri Pralhad Joshi Ji, Honorable Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal and Mines Govt. of India on 13th December 2023 at Parliament Annexe.

Inauguration of NIRM building extension at Bengaluru on 22.11.2023

Inauguration of NIRM building extension at Bengaluru on 22.11.2023

Shri VL Kantha Rao, Secretary, Ministry of Mines graced the occasion with a group photo along with the Director NIRM Dr HS Venkatesh and Joint Secretary MoM Ms. Farida Naik on 22.11.2023.

A Consolidated report on Swachh Diwali Shubh Diwali (6th to 12th November 2023)

A Consolidated report on Swachh Diwali Shubh Diwali (6th to 12th November 2023)

The Swachh Diwali Shubh Diwali was celebrated by National Institute of Rock Mechanics between 6th to 12th of November 2023. Scientists and staff of NIRM have taken an online pledge on Swachh Diwali and Shubh Diwali as per govt of India norms. On 13.11.2023 a Swachhata activity was conducted at NIRM HO, Bengaluru.

A Consolidated report on National Unity Week (25th to 31st October 2023) and Unity Day on 31st October 2023)

A Consolidated report on National Unity Week (25th to 31st October 2023) and Unity Day on 31st October 2023)

National Unity Week and National Unity Day were celebrated by National Institute of Rock Mechanics between 25th and 31st of October 2023. Dr H S Venkatesh, Director NIRM administered the Unity Pledge at NIRM Bengaluru and Mr. A Rajan Babu, Officer-In-Charge, NIRM RO at KGF.

Swachhata Hi Seva- 2023 (15th September to 31st October 2023)

Swachhata Hi Seva- 2023 (15th September to 31st October 2023)

From 15th September to 02nd October 2023 various cleanliness programs were conducted under the Swachhata Hi Seva-2023 program, in and around NIRM HO and NIRM RO in Bengaluru and Kolar Gold Field respectively and all NIRM employees participated in these programs. The following mega-events were conducted during the occasion of Swachhata Hi Seva-2023: