Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan has inaugurated a Product Application and Development Centre (PADC) set up by Indian Oil at Paradip, Odisha. PADC at Paradip with a CAPEX of Rs 43 crore (USD 6.10 billion), adjacent to its Refinery and Petrochemicals complex.
There are 4 laboratories in PADC namely:
- Polymer Processing Lab
- Analytical Testing Lab
- Chemical Analysis Lab
- Characterisation Lab
About Product Application and Development Centre (PADC):
PADC, Paradip is recognized as a research centre by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India. PADC will act as an incubation centre for new entrepreneur development in and around Odisha in the field of Plastics. The centre will render assistance to customers and investors in product and application development for polymer finished products such as moulded furniture, houseware, woven sacks for packaging cement, fertiliser, healthcare applications like baby diaper, personal protective suit, mask etc.
The centre will complete testing and formative exercises for financial specialists of Paradeep Plastic Park and different bunches like Balasore and Khurda. The middle will bestow imperative item and procedure preparing for the forthcoming and sprouting financial specialists including handholding exercises for plant set-up, choice of hardware and material. PADC will give quality confirmation, objection taking care of, client care, benchmarking examines, new and speciality grade improvement, and application advancement exercises.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Chief Minister of Odisha: Naveen Patnaik; Governor: Ganeshi Lal.