Meeting report

Seminar on Crystallography in India

The XXX National Seminar on Crystallography was held June 28-30, 2000 in Tirupati, India. R. Chidambaram, Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission and Secretary to Govt. of India, Dept. of Atomic Energy, Inaugurated the seminar and delivered the Keynote address. O.N. Srivastava, Chairman of the Nat’l Committee for Crystallography (INSA) addressed the gathering. Many eminent scientists, such as M. Viswamitra, Dr. Krishanlal, M. Ramanatham, V. Pattabhi, T.S. Cameron, T.N. Guru Rao, and M.R.N. Mruthy attended the meeting.

There were 276 abstracts received, 33 invited talks were delivered and 225 delegates participated in Oral and Poster presentations. Dr. Chidambaram concluded the seminar announcing BARC, Mumbai as the next venue for the seminar.

[attendees]

M. Krishnaiah