Jalandhar November 9 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- R.Venkataraman Chemical Society of Chemistry Department of Hans Raj Mahila Maha Vidyalaya, Jalandhar organized DBT-STAR sponsored Guest Lecture and Workshop on Green Chemistry Practices under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs) Ajay Sareen. Dr. Neelam Sharma welcomed the Resource Person Dr. S.S. Chimni Professor, Chemistry Department, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and introduced the motive of the event that green chemistry is an umbrella approach to save human health and environment by designing new molecules and processes.
Dr. Swapandeep Singh Chimni delivered a lecture on “Green Chemistry Practices”. He shed the light on importance of green chemistry practices for the sustainable development and also discussed various approaches to adjudge the process as green or sustainable. He also made the students aware about the hazards caused by toxic waste and the other materials to the environment and mankind. Students inquisitively and patiently listened to the lecture and interacted with Dr. Chimni.
He also motivated and guided the students for higher studies and research as a career. 60 students participated in the Workshop in Chemistry laboratories and carried out the synthesis of chalcones using green methods. Faculty members Mrs. Deepshikha, Dr. Vandna Thakur, Ms. Tanisha Ahuja were present on the occasion. Principal Prof. Dr.( Mrs.) Ajay Sareen appreciated the efforts of the department.