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DEPARTMENT OF BOTANY
05/03/2022
Event Name: National Science Day 2022
Resource Person :  Prof. Jatinder Kaur and Dr. Ashish Gupta

Event Report :

Dept. of Botany, DAV College Amritsar organized "National Science Day” under the theme "Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for Sustainable Future” on March 05, 2022. Financial Assistance for the event was provided by Punjab State Council for Science and Technology, Chandigarh. Principal Dr. Rajesh Kumar said that sustainable development is the need of the hour as climate change has led to changing crop patterns that may lead to food deficiency in the world. Dr. Daizy Sharma, HOD, introduced the resource persons of the day to the audience. Guest speaker Dr. Jatinder Kaur, Professor and Head, Department of Botanical and Environmental Sciences, GNDU, Amritsar delivered a lecture on the topic "Sustainable Progress with Scientific Vision: Need of the Hour". She said that sustainable development means managing the growth within the capacity of infrastructure to serve the population without affecting the socio-ecological system of the country. Resource person Dr. Ashish Gupta, Associate Professor, Dept. of Botany, DAV College Amritsar informed the students about the benefits of managing solid wastes with vermicomposting and conducted a workshop on "Vermicomposting”. A Scientific Rangoli competition was also arranged on the themes of "Our environment". Students of classes of B.Sc. Medical and B.Sc. Biotechnology participated in the competition. Winners were awarded with I, II, III and consolation Prizes. All the participants were provided with the certificates. Organizing Secretary Dr. Rajni Bala, Associate Professor, Dept. of Botany, DAV College Amritsar, gave vote of thanks to the resource persons, faculty members, non-teaching staff and the participants. Faculty members Prof. Amanjot Kaur, Dr. Sakshi, Dr. Renu Chauhan, Prof. Nihita Sharma, Dr. Neeru Gupta, Dr. Vikas Gupta, Dr. Neeraj Gupta, Dr. Ravi Sharma, Dr. Harsimran Singh Aulakh, Dr. Anita Mahajan, Prof. Surinder Kumar, Dr. Babusha Maingi and non-teaching staff were also present during the event.
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