CSIR-IIIM, 11 June 2023.
The One Week One Lab (OWOL) Campaign of CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu, concluded with Startup Conclave at Udhampur as its day 7 event.
While briefing media persons here about the series of events conducted during past one week as part of One Week One Lab Campaign, Dr Zabeer Ahmed, Director CSIR-IIIM said that the idea of OWOL was given by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh emphasizing that each CSIR Lab should conduct the theme based One Week One Lab Campaign to demonstrate the technologies and innovations the labs are having.
Giving details of day wise events organised by CSIR-IIIM under OWOL program, he highlighted the various activities that were held at six different locations i.e. Jammu, Chatha, Bhaderwah, Udhampur, Srinagar and Leh.He informed that the Startup Conclave at Udhampur was the last and 7th day event of OWOL Campaign of CSIR-IIIM Jammu, organised in District Police Lines, Udhampur, which was inaugurated yesterday by Dr Jitendra Singh and attracted huge crowd of students drawn from various degree colleges and schools of Udhampur district, entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders, scientists, researchers, bio-incubators, manufacturers, regulators and members of civil society on the second day today.
“An overwhelming response of visitors has been seen today as well as more than 800 visitors visited the exhibition and witnessed the demonstration of innovations driven ideas some startups and the products and technologies developed by few of them,” he said, adding that total of 54 StartUps participated from across the UT of Jammu and Kashmir.
At the valedictory of Startup Conclave, Ghan Shyam Singh, Additional DDC, Udhampur, was the chief guest, and Dr Zabeer Ahmed, Director, CSIR-IIIM, Jammu, presided over the closing ceremony and felicitated the startups.