KU hosts PAN meet
Research in Science our priority area: Prof Punjabi
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Mar 22: The Kashmir University Vice-Chancellor, Prof Riyaz Punjabi, on Monday asserted that research in science was the varsity’s priority area.
Addressing delegates and researchers at the 10th Programme Advisory Committee Meeting in Animal Sciences (PAN), he said: “The strength of any country lies in its advancement in the fields of research and science. In the light of that, research in science is our priority area, and we are moving ahead in this direction.”
The Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, has chosen the University of Kashmir as a venue for the two-day meeting in Animal Sciences.
“We are thankful to the DST for collaborating with us and encouraging our young scientists time and again to pursue research,” said Prof Punjabi, the chief guest.
“We are hopeful to have more collaboration with the DST in future so that our scientists can prove their mettle by coming up with innovative and creative research projects,” he said.
Prof Punjabi said the University has recently launched an E-repository wherein research papers and articles of academics from three state universities have been put online. “The idea is to tell the world about our contribution to the scientific development and research,” he said, while urging the young scientists and researchers from the University to actively participate in such endeavours.
The Dean, Academic Affairs, Prof A R Yousuf, said the varsity’s was "really honoured" to host such an important meeting.
The KU Registrar, Prof S Fayyaz Ahmad, asserted that the University was committed to host such meetings for the benefit of the researchers.
The advisory committee members, who participated in the meeting, included Prof Veronica Rodrigues(Banglore), Prof Mewa Singh (Mysore), Prof Vinod Kumar (Delhi), Prof N K Subhedar (Pune), Prof U C Goswami (Guwhati), Prof SK Dutta (Baridpada), Prof Rajiva Raman (Varanasi), Prof G Marimuthu (Madurai), Dr Somdataa Sinha (Hyderabad), Prof Amitabh Joshi (Banglore), Prof AK Singh (Delhi), Prof BD Banerjee (Delhi), Prof RK Sinha (Patna) and Dr B P Singh (Delhi).
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