Department of Geology, Govt. P.G. College Rajouri organises an Interactive Session

RAJOURI: An interdisciplinary interactive session was organised in Government Post Graduate College Rajouri by the Department of Geology in collaboration with the Department of Geography.

Around 100 students of both the departments attended the session which mainly aimed at the identification of local rocks, minerals, structural features and the fossil record preserved in the Himalayas and that too in a chronological order.

The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Masood Ahmed followed by a keynote address by Dr. Arjun Singh Rathore, Head Department of Geology. The Vice-Principal of the college Dr. Abdul Qayoom Khan impressed upon the importance of interdisciplinary approach coupled with skill enhancement among the students of earth-sciences. The other faculty members Dr. Masood Ahmed, Talib Hussain and Mohd  Altaf demonstrated about displayed earth material.

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Gulshan Rashid from the Department of Geography thanked the host department and assured his full cooperation for all such future endeavours.


The chief guest of the occasion Prof. (Dr.) Shakeel Ahmed Raina Principal of the college appreciated the collaborative efforts of both the departments for organising such an event. He deliberated upon the need of such events for the development of scientific temper among the students. The session ended with vote of thanks presented by Talib Hussain.


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