National Seminar on Increasing Participation of Women in Science and Technology at HMV on 16th March

Jalandhar March 15 (Jaswinder Azad)- Women have broken through glass ceilings since the advent of 20th century and crafted many a success stories to their credit. They make an evergrowing percentage of programmes initiated in different sectors but a gender gap still remains in many fields. Their potential yet need to be tapped to the fullest and in such an attempt to leverage the widest possible range of ideas in science and technology, the Equal Opportunity Cell of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya is organizing a National Seminar in Increasing Participation of Women in Science and Technology on March 16, 2019. The one of its kind this seminar is being organized in collaboration with National Commission For Women, Govt. of India.
The keynote address in the seminar will be delivered by Dr. Vinita Advisor, DST. Dr. H.S. Bhalla, Deputy Director DPI(C)Pb. and Dr. Purnima Sharma, Biotech Consortium will grace the occasion as honourable guests. There will be a special session for the presentation of papers by young scientists. Two special sessions for the presentation of papers in Emerging Scholar category will be held separately for postgraduate and undergraduate students. Another session will be dedicated to the budding scientists of school. Awards will be given to best scientific write-ups on the topic ‘Contribution of Science in improving the quality of lives of women’. There will also be a Best Poster competition to be adjudged in four categories. Coordinator Dr. Anjana Bhatia, Convener Dr. Seema Marwaha and the entire organizing team under the benevolence and guidance of Dr. Punam Suri, Padmashree Awardee, President DAV CMC New Delhi, Justice (Retd.) N.K. Sud, Vice President DVACMC and Chairman Local Committee, Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen extends a cordial welcome to all the participants.

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