28th -29th December 2015, Karnal
With a view of inculcating research culture in our higher education institutions, the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi has taken a pioneering initiative to organize Student Research Conventions for the aspiring researchers throughout the country. These Conventions aim at identifying the young and rising talents who would be promoted through proper encouragement and incentives.
In this regard, the Zonal Event (North Zone) of ANVESHAN-2015: The Student Research Convention was organized by ICAR-NDRI, Karnal during 28-29 December, 2015. About 85 research scholars representing 20 Universities from Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh attended the convention.
The convention was inaugurated by Dr. Gurbachan Singh, Chairman, Agricultural Scientists Recruitment Board (ASRB), New Delhi on 28th December, 2015. Dr. Singh addressed the budding researchers and motivated them to carryout research that brings laurels to their respective Institutes and the nation.
The function was presided by Prof. AK Srivastava, Director & Vice Chancellor, ICAR-NDRI, Karnal. Prof. Srivastava cited examples of accidental research discovery of Penicillin antibiotic and motivated the scholars.
(Source: ICAR-NDRI, Karnal)