CSIR-IIIM celebrates 82nd Foundation day
CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, a constituent of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), under Union Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt of India, celebrated its 82nd Foundation Day here today.In this connection, an impressive programme was held, which was largely attended by eminent scientists, faculty members of research & educational institutions, entrepreneurs, invited dignitaries and members of CSIR-IIIM. Prof S P Gautam, (former-Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi, India) was chief guest on the occasion. Dr D Srinivasa Reddy, Director, IIIM Jammu introduced him to the audience and described him as a versatile personality, an administrator and an academician par excellence.
On this occasion, the chief guest distributed prizes for different activities like Best Research Paper Award, Science Quiz and winners of various tournaments/activities like Badminton and cricket organised as part of foundation day celebrations.In the research area of Plant Sciences and Agrotechnology, Umar Gani & Sajad Ahmed got first prize, Maridul Kundan won second and Pooja Goyal stood 3rd. In Fermentation and Microbial Biotechnology, Ravi Singh Manhas got first prize while as Abid Bashir Sofi & Vidushi Abrol were second and third winner respectively. In the area of Pharmacology, Abhishek Gour, Adil Qadir Bhat got first award and Chittaranjan Behera, Diksha Manhas received 2nd while Shipra Bhat Nazir Ahmad Lone Divya Gupta were recipient of 3rd
In Natural Products & Medicinal Chemistry, Ankita Sharma and Davinder Singh got first prize, Salman Jameel, Sadaqat Farooq and Neha Sharma got second whileas Mohit Sharma, Chetan Kumar and Razia Banoo received 3rd prize.
In Synthetic Organic Chemistry & Total Synthesis, Feroze Hussain & Monika Bhardwaj got first prize, Muneer Ul Shafi Bhat received second and Radhika Anand & Riyaz Ahmed were third prize winner.In Synthetic Med & Total Synthesis, First prize was bagged by Debojyoti Bag, Alpa Sharma got second and Shivangani Mahajan received the third in this category
The winners of Science Quiz were Omesh Manhas (First), Perveen Kumaar (2nd) and Poonam Choudhary (3rd).In Badminton Women single category, Tanuksha was winner and Mamta Gocher was runner up. In Badminton, men single category, Sarthak Sahdev and Ripul Tandon were winner while in Badminton men double category, Sarthak Sahdev & Bikram Singh were winner and Anil Katare & Parul Kashyap were runner up. In cricket tournament, Colony XI was the winner and RMBD&IST XI was runner up.
Dr Deepika Singh conducted the proceedings while Er Abdul Rahim, Chief Scientist & RMBD&IST Division presented vote of thanks.