The IRMA Lifetime
Achievement Award for distinguished refractory
technologist for the year 2010-11 has been awarded
to Dr. Nilachal Sahoo, Director, Dalmia Institute of
Scientific & Industrial Research.
Dr. Sahoo is a well known figure in the refractory
fraternity and has spent more than 30 years in product
development, application, raw materials research etc. He
had been associated with OCL India Ltd. for decades
before taking over as Director of DISIR.