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Dignitaries at the inauguration of a two-day national conference at Maulana Azad Memorial College in Jammu.

National Science Day celebrated

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, February 27: Principal Secretary for Higher Education Rohit Kansal said today that our education system needs to reorient itself to equip students with skills in line with modern demands. He also said lower-level cognitive jobs that are repetitive in nature had become obsolete and were being replaced by jobs that required a different set of skills. Kansal called for shaping the educational program to impart skills needed in the workplace of the future.
He made the remarks as he opened a 2-day national conference on “The Integrated Approach in Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future (IAST-SF 2022)” here at MAM College.
Speaking on the era of technology and innovation, Kansal said the challenge for scientists is to combine technology and sustainability.
He said technology with disparities in environmental or human risk is no longer recommended.
Kansal also announced that MAM College Jammu will be developed as an innovation hub and be supported under NEP 2020.
In her keynote address, Dr. Sulekha Chattopadhyay, Senior Analyst, California Public Utility Commission, said we need to break this huge problem of environmental degradation into smaller issues to address one by each.
Prof. JS Tara, Head of ISCA Jammu Chapter, encouraged all aspiring scientists to join this association to bring better scientific understanding among the masses of the country.
Professor GS Rakwal, Principal of MAM College, said in his welcome address that the conference is an attempt to bring together innovators, scholars, industrialists, researchers and scholars to exchange ideas and share experiences for development sustainability of our societies.
The Director of GDC Ukhral, ​​Professor Ranvijay Singh, presented a vote of thanks.
Bharti Slathia, assistant professor, led the proceedings of the conference.
Dr. Vishal Sharma, organizer of the Conference also spoke on this occasion.
Meanwhile, the Government College of Engineering & Technology’s NSS Unit hosted a nationwide webinar here today to commemorate ‘National Science Day-2022’.
The event was held under the patronage of Head Teacher (Dr.) Sameru Sharma.
Speaking on the occasion, she said that India annually commemorates National Science Day on February 28 to honor the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian scientist Sir CV Raman.
About 125 participants from different colleges and universities participated in the event.
The resource person was Dr. Ranjit Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Science, Central University of Himachal Pradesh, Dharamshala.
The subject of his presentation was “Current Status and Future Prospect of Remedial Actions for the Removal of Contaminants from Groundwater”.
The webinar was organized by NSS volunteers Sakshi Bhat, Mandeep Singh, Mohd. Sami, Jaanvi Sharma and Duha Faisal under the guidance of NSS Program Manager, Dr. Raman Gupta.
The event ended with a vote of thanks from Sunidhi Sharma.
Apart from this, Department of Botany, Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Govt. PG College for Women Gandhi Nagar Jammu organized “Science Festival-2022” from February 26 to 28 with the theme “Integrated approach in science and technology for a sustainable future”.
The three-day science festival was inaugurated by Principal Dr. Sangita Nagari.
Professor Mala Bhasin, organizer and head of the Department of Botany gave a welcome speech.
Interacting with the students, the Headmaster of the College motivated the participants to be part of various scientific research-based programs launched by the Government of India for sustainable development.
On day 1, a modeling competition was organized. The second day began with a guest lecture by Dr. Ashaq Malik, Assistant Professor, Govt. PG College, Rajouri who spoke about the contribution of India’s best scientists in the field of science and technology.
The event was coordinated by Prof. Sania Hamid, followed by a vote of thanks from the organizing secretary, Dr. Harjeet Kour Sodhi.

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