Indian Society for Non-destructive Testing (ISNT)

Enriching Lives through NDE

PFMB

PROGRAM FORMULATION AND MANAGEMENT BOARD (PFMB)

PROGRAM FORMULATION AND MANAGEMENT BOARD(PFMB)

I wish to inform you that the Program Formulation and Management Board of ISNT (PFMB) has been constituted with Shri V. Manoharan as the Chairman, Dr. Deepesh Vimalan as Hon. Secretary and 14 technology/industry experts as members of the board.

PFMB has formed 4 technology groups –Radiological Imaging, Electromagnetic NDE, Thermal Imaging, and Acoustic NDE and Chairman for each working group were identified.

Office Bearers

Shri V. Manoharan, Chairman

Dr, Deepesh Vimalan, Hon. Secretary

Members :

Dr. S. Thirunavukkarasu

Mr. A.K. Das

Dr. Phani Suryakiran

Mr. Bhausaheb Pangare

Dr. Arumugam. M

Prof. Prabhu Rajagopal

Dr. Menaka

Prof. Kavitha Arunachalam

Mr. P. Vijayaraghavan

Prof. Ravibabu

Mr. Komma Reddy Vamshi

Dr. Debasish Mishra

Mr. Umankanthan Anand

Dr. Ramadas Chennamsetti

Ex-Officio Members

Mr. Diwakar D. Joshi, President -ISNT

Mr. Bikash Ghose, Hon. Gen. Secretary -ISNT

Mr. Kalesh Nerurkar, Hon. Treasurer ISNT

Invitees

Dr. Paritosh Nanekar, Chairman-NCB

Dr. M.T. Shyamsunder, Chairman -TMB

Objectives

The main Objectives of PFMB are as follows:

To conceptualize, formulate and organise various non-certification programs such as Webinars, Workshops, Conferences, Seminars etc. to create platform for constant interaction with ISNT members, meet the requirement of industry, academia and research community.

To interact with other international NDT societies, National technical societies to formulate and organise joint programs.

Scope

The main Objectives of PFMB are as follows:

To plan and organise two annual conferences of maximum 2 days’ duration (other than NDE) and execute through an organizing committee nominated by PFMB

To conceptualize, formulate and execute programs such as Webinars, Workshops, Conferences, Seminars etc. of relevance to the NDT community to be organised by ISNT throughout the year across the country.

To plan and organise two annual conferences of maximum 2 days’ duration (other than NDE) and execute through an organizing committee nominated by PFMB

To publicize the proposed program

Develop and implement mechanism for executing the programs along with ISNT Chapters or independently (only if no chapter is interested).

Create various topical working groups within PFMB and formulate programs as stated above for meeting specific requirement.

To connect with various industries / institutes and formulate program to meet the specific needs

Interact with international NDT societies (ISNT partner societies with MOUs) for conducting joint programs, pre-dominantly Webinars

Interact with national technical societies for conducting joint programs

Establishing a model for sustained revenue generation for continued operations and growth of PFMB