Refresher course in biotechnology begins at JU -
Refresher course in biotechnology begins at JU
Posted 07 Mar 2017 01:24 PM


A three-week-long University Grants Commission (UGC) refresher course in biotechnology being organised by the Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), University of Jammu (JU), in collaboration with the School of Biotechnology, commenced here today.
Prof RD Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu, inaugurated the course. Sharma highlighted the need and importance of refresher courses and called upon teachers to keep working hard in pursuit of acquiring knowledge through research and training.
The Vice-Chancellor also underlined many important issues for the participating teachers to deliberate upon during the refresher course. The Vice-Chancellor emphasised that the role of a teacher in higher education was not only to transmit education but also to generate and assimilate it.
Earlier, Prof Jyoti Vakhlu, director, School of Biotechnology and course coordinator, gave a detailed briefing with regards to the areas of study that would be touched upon in the refresher course.
Prof Geeta Sumbli, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences, advised the coordinator and teachers to lay more stress on practical training so that the teachers could demonstrate theoretical concepts to students practically. Ranjit Kalra, Assistant Director, HRDC, presented the formal vote of thanks.

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