7th-9th Professor Shiv Ram Kashyap Oration Awards Function
The Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh organized the 7th -9th Shiv Ram Kashyap Oration Award Lectures today.
Chandigarh, December 6, 2022: The Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh organized the 7th -9th Shiv Ram Kashyap Oration Award Lectures today. The award is founded on the name of Rai Bahadur, Prof. Shiv Ram Kashyap, who was the First Professor of Botany at the Honours School of Botany, Panjab University. The Chairperson, Department of Botany, Prof. Promila Pathak delivered the welcome address.and Honourable, DUI, Panjab University, Prof. Renu Vig inaugurated the event as the Chief Guest and appreciated the Department’s efforts in conducting such programs meticulously, she also congratulated the students and mentioned that they were lucky to be a part of such a prestigious institute.
The awardees for the 7th, 8th and 9th Shiv Ram Kashyap Oration Award were conferred on; Dr. S.C. Verma, Professor Emeritus, Dr.A.N. Purohit, Former Vice Chancellor, H.N.B. Garhwal University, Srinagar, Uttarakhand ,and Prof. P.K. Khosla, Honourable Chancellor, Shoolini University of Biotechnology and Management Sciences. Further, a lecture on the topic, Changing Climate, Climatism and CO2 was delivered by Prof. A.N. Purohit. The lecture laid emphasis on how the various factors in the environment that maintain the homeostasis have dynamically changed over a long time period and how directly or inversely these affect one another. The valuable insights on the topic set the tone for the entire function. Another lecture on the topic Himalayan Biodiversity: An Overview was presented by Prof. P.K. Khosla who in his presentation very well illustrated the amalgamation of sustainability with plant science with context to Himalayan Life; he accentuated the significance of forests as one of the key prerequisites for a secure future. The program concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by Prof. Richa Puri.