Jalandhar May 10 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- A leading educational institution in North India Lyallpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar, was conducted a hands on training workshop on “Essential oils extraction and analysis”. On this occasion Principal Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra was the Chief Guest. Dr. Inderjeet Kaur, Co-PI, DST Project on behalf of the college the chief guest Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra, Dr Arun Dev Sharma, PI, DST Project, Teachers, welcomed the participants.
Principal Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra congratulated the department for this program. Encouraging the students, he explained how science and technology are playing a role in our personal lives. He said that hands on training is very important in the field of science. He also said that researching teachers and students should take advantage of this program. Dr. Arun Dev Sharma, PI, DST Project informed about the importance of Pytho Chemicals. He said in his speech that consumption of herbal products like Tulsi, Essential Oil, Lemon Grass Oil etc. can prevent various diseases.
For example, he said that these products have a great contribution in the prevention of deadly diseases like Covid-19 and Black Fungus. Dr Arun Dev Sharma said that these workshops will be conducted in series covering all departments of the college. In addition, in the Department of Biotechnology, Dr. Arun Dev Sharma explained the method of extracting oil and its importance.
After extracting the oil, to see its antimicrobial activity. Dr. Inderjeet Kaur imparted hands on training to the students. All the participants in DST-FIST Lab were given Dr. Narveer Singh conducted practical sessions with different instruments. On this occasion, Dr. Inderjeet Kaur, thanked to DST, SEED Govt. of India, Chief Guest Dr. Gurpinder Singh Samra and Dr. Arun Dev Sharma.