JAMMU, Feb 17: A two day national seminar on Heritage of Jammu and Kashmir: Challenges and Prospects, was inaugurated in GGM Science College.
A galaxy of academicians and heritage conservationists were present on the occasion. Among the illustrious speakers were Saleem Beg, noted heritage activist and practitioner. S M Sahni, Convener INTACH, Jammu Chapter and Prof B L Bhardwaj, eminent scholar and researcher.
In the inaugural session, Dr C K. Khajuria, Convener, UGC Heritage Project, dwelled upon the theme and objectives of the two day conference. The inaugural session was followed by two technical sessions in which academicians presented papers on diverse aspects of heritage, culture, religion and literary legacy of Jammu & Kashmir. The sessions were chaired by Prof R P Sharma from University of Jammu and Sewa Dass, former DDG, GSI.
Earlier, the Principal of the college, Dr. Ajeet presented a welcome address.