An International Workshop on “Nanostructured metal oxides for sensing and environmental applications” under GIAN-MHRD scheme.

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A week long International Workshop on “Nanostructured metal oxides for sensing and environmental applications” under GIAN-MHRD scheme concluded which was organized by Panjab University, Chandigarh.

 This workshop was successfully organized under the able guidance and efforts of Prof. S K Mehta, Director CIL, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Prof. S K Kansal of Dr. SSB UICET.

Mr. Sanjay Kumar (IAS), Principle Secretary, Govt. of Punjab was the Chief guest at the valedictory function of this international workshop.

Dr Sanjay Badada, Professor of Endocrinology PGI, Chandigarh and Dr Prakash Kumar, Asst, Vice President, RIL Vadodra were the Guest of honour.

Prof. Sushil Kumar Kansal, coordinator of this International workshop briefed the audience about the course components and outcomes. He also emphasized on the need and significance of such workshops to equip the participants with field knowledge.

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The chief guest Shri Sanjay Kumar congratulated the organisers for successfully organizing this five day workshop on the theme nanostructured metal oxides for sensing applications and need of working on emerging areas of research such as nanotechnology.

Dr Sanjay Badada, guest of honour, also shared his views about societal research and scope of nanotechnology in emerging medical technologies.

Dr Prakash Kumar motivated the students to do useful research projects and deliberated upon emerging research problems to be undertaken by the students.

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Prof Ahmad Umar, the foreign faculty from Najran University, Saudi Arabia shared his experiences during the workshop and motivated the students to do specific and subject oriented research.

He expressed his gratitude to the organizers for inviting him for this workshop and expressed his satisfaction and happiness on completing the workshop.

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Prof. S. K. Mehta, Local Coordinator, GIAN thanked the distinguished guests and the participants and described the need to identify and work on cutting edge areas of science and technology in order to address the regional as well as national issues in the larger interest of the people.

The participants were seen highly enthusiastic for learning about the nanomaterials and metal oxides and theirapplications insensing area.

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