Srinagar fisheries scientist bags 2 awards

Srinagar, Dec 2: Srinagar-based Dr Sajid Maqsood, a fisheries scientist, has bagged two prestigious awards namely ‘Dr TVR Pillay and Dr MV Gupta Best Overseas Indian Fisheries Scientist Award’ and ‘Dr VG Jhingran Best Overseas Doctorate Thesis Award’ for 2012.
 The awards were announced by the President, Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum (PFGF) Mumbai— a national body representing Fisheries education and research in India.
 “Best Overseas Indian Fisheries Scientist Award” is given once in a lifetime to recognise outstanding contribution of a scientist in the field of fisheries research and education at the global level, a statement here said.
 Pertinently, Dr Sajid of Shivpora, here, has also been recently awarded with “Alltech’s Young Scientist Award” in Thailand which was held at International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium in Lexington, Kentucky, USA.
 Dr Sajid has done his Bachelor Degree in Fisheries Science, from College of Fisheries, Maharashtra, India. He was awarded with “Gold Medal” for securing First rank in the university.
 He was also selected for “Best Student award” of the College of Fisheries, Maharashtra for the year 2006. Then, he was awarded “Junior Research Fellowship” (JRF) by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), New Delhi to conduct his Master’s research and was awarded Gold Medal in his Master’s Degree too.
 In 2008, he was selected for the award of “International Ph D Scholarship” of Prince of Songkla University, Thailand. Presently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in United Arab Emirates University.

Lastupdate on : Sun, 2 Dec 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sun, 2 Dec 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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