UGC Refresher course in environmental sciences culminates at JU



JAMMU: A two week refresher course (RC) in Environmental sciences (Interdisciplinary) concluded at the University of Jammu, Jammu. At the onset, Prof. R.K. Rampal, Head, Department of Environmental science welcomed the participants and dignitaries present in the valedictory session of the refresher course.
Prof. Piyush Malaviya, Course Coordinator presented the overall report on the activities conducted in the refresher course.
He informed that the 2 weeks RC was started on the 18th of December and the sessions were spread over 12 working days.
The RC was attended by 37 Assistant Professors from various institutions of J&K, Rajasthan, and Maharashtra. Overall, 37 sessions of invited talks from eminent resource persons were conducted during the refresher course besides 12 sessions of participant’s presentations and assessment. The internationally acclaimed resource persons affiliated to premier institutions of India and abroad delivered their talks on diverse and interdisciplinary aspects of environmental science.
In the feedback session, various participants shared their experiences and opinions about the refresher course. Prof. A. K. Raina in his address impressed upon the need to disseminate the learning received by the participants to their students to make them environmentally conscious citizens.
In his concluding remarks, Prof. Rahul Gupta, Director, Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of Jammu congratulated the participants for successfully completing the refresher course and informed them about upcoming faculty development courses organized by HRDC, University of Jammu. The session ended with a vote of thanks to all present.


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