The inaugural function was held on the Zoom platform. Prof. A.K.Bakshi, the vice chancellor of PDM University, Haryana delivered the chief patron address.
The introduction of the one week FDP on Research Ethics and Characterisation techniques in Materials Science was done by Dr Vimal Rarh, the National Coordinator of the FDP.
S P Singh, principal, St.John’s College, Agra and Jacob Chandy, principal, Bishop Moore college delivered guest of honour addresses.
Dr Susan Verghese P, IQAC Coordinator, St.John’s College, Agra, introduced the theme. Dr. Ranjith Mathew Abraham, IQAC Coordinator of Bishop Moore college offered words of felicitation. Dr. D. Sajan, head of the department of Physics delivered the welcome speech.
A. Sundaresan, professor & chair Chemistry & Physics of Materials Unit, JNCASR, Bengaluru and Dr. Madhu Chennabasappa, assistant professor, Department of Physics, Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru are the other resource persons handling specialised classes on X Ray diffraction. As many as 316 faculty members and and research scholars from across the globe are participating in this programme.