National Conference RDPSB Inaugurated at Department of Botany
Dec 07, 2018

The two day National Conference on Recent Development in Plant Stress Biology: Translating Laboratory Research to Human Welfare (RDPSB2019; 7-8 Dec,18) has been inaugurated in Department of Botany, Central University of Jammu at Brig. Rajinder Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu. During the inaugural ceremony dignitaries from diverse organization has showed their gracious presence. Prof. B.S. Bhau (HOD, Botany and Convenor) has offered welcome and introductory address about the conference.

The Guest of Honour Dr. Narendra Tuteja (Sr. Scientist, ICGEB, New Dehi), has offered emphasis on the significance and urgent need to study the impact of the subject in present day plant science. Another Guest of honour Dr. S. D. Jamwal (IGP, Jammu) has also given emphasis on the subject with recent advances in the area. The Hon’ble VC (I/C) Prof. Devanand addresses about the importance of the area and congratulates the organizing team for the conference.

The chief guest Prof. Manoj K. Dhar (Hon’ble VC, University of Jammu) in his address, given emphasis on focus of various approaches that is very useful to tackle the impact of stress on plants and also offer his wishes for the success of conference. Besides, many dignitaries, invited speaker, delegates and participants from different part of the country, was also present on this occasion. 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 also offered vote of thanks.