LEH, July 5: Dr Konchok Dorjey Assistant Professor of Botany at EJM College Leh has received prestigious Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Scientific Excellence Award for the year 2020.
On bagging the prestigious award, Dr Dorjey was felicitated by Chairman/CEC, LAHDC Leh, Advocate Tashi Gyalson. The CEC lauded Dr Konchok’s for his immense contribution in the field of Mycology, particularly the macrofungal diversity of Ladakh, ethnomycology, and ethnobotany.
Dr Konchok Dorjey handed over a book authored by him and Phuntsog Dolma titled ‘Plants of Ladakh, A Photographic Guide’ which has been published by Nature Conservation Foundation, to the CEC. He requested CEC Leh to launch the book virtually on the 7th of July 2021.