International Conference on Himalayan Climate Change Concludes

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KC NEWS DESK

Srinagar: The two day international conference on “Impact of Climate Change on Socio Economics and Ecological Transformation in Himalayan Region” concluded which was  attended by  around  150 participants from across the country and other foreign delegates.

Prof Nazir Ahmad Ganai Vice Chancellor SKUAST K was the chief guest of the function. The conference was organized by Division of Environmental Sciences in collaboration with Mahima Researh Foundation Varanasi. The valedictory function was held in VC conference hall. The function started with the welcome address by Prof. Farooq Ahmad Lone (Convener) of the conference.  Dr. Vikas Gupta (Co-Convener) briefed the audience bout the proceedings of the conference and also read out the recommendations.

The guests of honour Prof A. Mushunji from University of Forte Hare South African and Prof Disna Ratnasekera of University of Ruhana  Sri Lanka  also spoke on the occasion.   During the function Mahima Research Foundation also gave young scientist awards to  Dr Poonam Sharma Div of FST, Dr Jigmet Yangcsen of KVK Neoma Leh, Dr Naseema  Wani of FoA and  Dr Shamim Ahmad Shamim of Division of Environmental Sciences . Besides 12 awards were also given to best oral and poster presenters.

Prof Nazir A Ganai Vice Chancellor in his concluding remarks congratulated  Division of Environmental Sciences and Mahima Researh Foundation for organizing the event.  The function concluded with vote of thanks by Mr. Ratnesh Kumar Rao ( Organizing Secretary )  of Mahima Research Foundation Varanasi.

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