A week-long training programme on ‘Hands-On Basic Molecular Biology Techniques’ started at the University of Kashmir on Tuesday.
The training programme has been organised jointly by the varsity’s Department of Bioresources and HKM Government Degree College, Idgah. It is sponsored by J&K Science Technology and Innovation Council (JKST&IC), Government of Jammu and Kashmir, under the banner of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.
Vice-Chancellor Prof Nilofer Khan presided over the inaugural session, where Mr. Saurabh Bhagat, Administrative Secretary, JKST&IC, was the chief guest.
In his address, Saurabh Bhagat highlighted the University’s tie-up with JKST&IC which has granted at least 14 research projects to the varsity. He said the JKST&IC will further collaborate with the University which has been an active partner in promoting science and technology in the UT of J&K.
On the occasion, the Kashmir University and JKST&IC also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on promotion of research and activities in areas of science, technology and innovations.