AS College hosts seminar on ‘Advances in Bio-Sciences’
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Srinagar, June 13: Minister for Science and Technology Aga Syed Ruhullah Mehdi Wednesday asked students to inculcate scientific temper which would provide them the opportunity to channelize their talent for the welfare of society.
Addressing academics and students at a seminar at Amar Singh College here, Rohulla said that “Choosing science as career would help our students to shift from knowledge parasitism to knowledge creativity.”
The seminar titled ‘Advances in Bio-Sciences’ was organized by the Faculty of Bio-Sciences.
Ruhullah said that “An integrated approach needs to be put forth for understanding bio-sciences which involves a variety of disciplines, like engineering, industry, informatics, mathematical sciences to meet our requirements in the present times.”
“Medical science has created medicines for treatment of various ailments while as engineering sciences has discovered machinery, robots and other equipment as per requirement of people across the globe,” he said. “Our youth need to be encouraged and channelized properly to explore their abilities and efficiencies for better tomorrow.”
Ruhulla said a student of Jammu and Kashmir has been invited by NASA while scientists of the state have succeeded in producing first clone sheep “Noori” for producing pashmina of high quality.
“I hope this seminar comes up with some concrete suggestions on providing guidelines to youngsters to excel in the field of Bio Sciences,” he said.
Earlier, the College Principal Prof. Zahoor Chatt welcomed the scientists, delegates and participants from different parts of the country.
“The objective of the present seminar is to focus on the advances in prominent areas of Bio-sciences,” he said.
Formal Director, Zoological Survey of India, Dr. M. Shamim Jairajpuri presented keynote address on the occasion.
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