Prof. Yoshiro Azuma delivers Special Talk
SRINAGAR, MAY 19: To commemorate the National Technology Day in the backdrop of G20 Summit, lecture series was Friday kick-started by Prof. (Dr.) Yasmeen Ashai, Director Colleges in the auditorium of Sri Pratap College Srinagar here. The first in the series was a one-day special talk on the theme “The Culture of Science and Higher Education in Japan: Historical Perspective, Current Issues and Some Comparison to India” delivered by Prof. Yoshiro Azuma. Prof. Yoshiro Azuma, an eminent scientist and visiting Professor at IIT Delhi in the field of Experimental Atomic and Molecular Spectroscopy gave an inspiring talk about his work experiences as a scientist in Japan and USA. He emphasized on the importance of collaborative research work as a key to success in scientific endeavors. His talk inspired the students seeking research as career options in STEM. Director Prof. (Dr) Yasmeen Ashai urged the students to eagerly participate in such workshops and seminars to hone up their skills and gather scientific acumen. Earlier, Principal Prof. (Dr.) Gh Jeelani Qurashi in his welcome address encouraged and motivated the student community to make use of such workshops to acquire knowledge about various opportunities they can take up at national and international level. The College Newsletter “The Pratap Post” Volume-12 (I) was also released by the Director Colleges Prof. Yasmeen Ashai, in the presence of Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Gh Jeelani Qurashi; Prof. Yoshiro Azuma, Prof. Manzoor Ahamd Wani, Head Department of Botany; Prof. Sadiq Majid, Coordinator IQAC and Editor of college Newsletter Prof. Fahima Gul. The proceedings were conducted by Dr. Shazia Mushtaq, Assistant Professor Botany while vote of thanks was proposed by coordinator IQAC Dr. Sadiq Majeed. The overall program was coordinated by Dr. Ghazala Anjum, Assistant Professor Physics. The report of the programme was compiled by Dr. Tabassum Ismail Convener Research Committee. The lecture series is sponsored by J&K Science Technology and Innovation Council.