JAMMU, Dec 7: A two day national conference on ‘Recent Development in Plant Stress Biology: Translating Laboratory Research to Human Welfare’ started today by the Department of Botany, Central University of Jammu at Brig Rajinder Singh Auditorium.
During the inaugural ceremony dignitaries from diverse organization showed their presence.
Prof. B.S Bhau, HoD, Botany and Convener delivered welcome address.
The guest of honour was Dr. Narendra Tuteja, Sr. Scientist, ICGEB, New Dehi.
Speaking on the occasion Dr. Tuteja emphasized on the significance and urgent need to study the impact of the subject in present day plant science.
Another guest of honour was Dr. S.D Jamwal, IGP Jammu.
The VC (I/C) Prof. Devanand talked about the importance of the area.
The chief guest Prof. Manoj K. Dhar, VC, University of Jammu laid emphasis on various approaches that is very useful to tackle the impact of stress on plants and also offer his wishes for the success of conference.
Among many, the key speakers of this conference are Prof. B.C Tripathi, JNU New Delhi; Dr. Praveen Verma, NIPGR New Delhi; Dr. M.V Razam, UDSC New Delhi and Dr. Saloni Mathur, NIPGR New Delhi). The session was convened by Dr. Samantha Vaishnavi and he also offered vote of thanks.