Er. Abinash Samal

Designation : Senior Project Associate

Qualification : B Tech. Mechanical Engineering

Department/Project : VARD Engineering

Location : Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Email : abinashs@nifindia.org

Er. Abinash Samal, an experienced Mechanical Engineer works as Senior Project Associate at NIF-India's VARD-Engineering; based at NIF-Bhubaneswar. He is a proficient expert in diverse fields such as Computer-Aided Design, product development, rapid prototyping, additive manufacturing, and technology value addition. His skills extend to effective management of intellectual property rights (IPR) and technology transfer. His hands-on experience includes developing technologies for NTFP processing, Agriculture, Horticulture and livelihood generation. Abinash has played a pivotal role in implementing INSPIRE MANAK in Telangana, MMAKJS in Odisha, and projects aimed at tribal livelihood enhancement and reducing drudgery for female farmers. His mentorship has guided numerous students to success in national-level competitions, showcasing a strong commitment to innovation and community impact.