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Inauguration of Dr. Nityananda Himalayan Research and Study Centre

  • 02 Jun 2022
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  • On June 1, 2022, Doon University Vice-Chancellor (VC) Surekha Dangwal informed that Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami was present at Doon University on June 2. Nityananda will inaugurate the building of Himalayan Research and Study Centre.

Key Points

  • The centre has been constructed at a cost of Rs 22 crore in the name of renowned Himalayan geographer Nityananda.
  • The Centre is envisaged to emerge as a centre of excellence in sustainable development of the Himalayan region and aims to integrate science and social sciences for evidence based decision making and teaching for sustainable development of the region.
  • Apart from this, on June 2 , the Chief Minister will also inaugurate a two-day vocational advancement programme to be organised by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) under the Union Ministry of Science and Technology, which aims at Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). It aims to enhance the skills and capabilities of women scientists and researchers of Uttarakhand.
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