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SKUAST-K concludes one week training programme titled “Changing contour of Research in a Digital era”


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The Division of Social Sciences, Faculty of Fisheries, SKUAST-K concludes one-week training programme titled “ Changing contour of in a Digital era” today at Rangil, Ganderbal.The programme began with an inaugural session in which the inaugural speech was delivered by Prof. Aquil Ahmad, Chairman, Dept of Statistics & O.R., AMU, Aligarh.

The guest of honour  Prof. Hamid Naseem  Rafiabadi, Former Dean, Social Science, CUK, J&K highlighted the role taled on general research aptitude and parameters of quality research. Dean, Faculty of Fisheries, Prof. F. A.Bhat welcomed the guests and in his welcome address he thanked Hon'ble V.C. SKUAST-K Prof. Nazir Ahmad Ganai, his team, faculty members of FoFy, participants and students for taking part in this programme.

The organiser of Programme Prof. Bilal Ahmad Bhat in brief told the relation between artificial intelligence and statistics also gave details about programme.  He further highlighted the significance of organizing such kind of programmes in academic institutions.

In this workshop, fourteen resource persons belongs to diverse disciplines of Social Sciences, Biological Science including Statistics, Mathematics, Fisheries Science and Veterinary Science  delivered in the training program and provided training with regards to the different research methodological tools, modeling  and statistical softwares. The resource persons included Prof. Aquil Ahmad (Chairman, Dept of STATISTICS & O.R., AMU, Aligarh),  Prof. Hamid Naseem  Rafiabadi (Former Dean Social Science, CUK, Ganderbal),  Prof. Bilal Ahmad Bhat (Head, Division of Social Sciences, FoFy, SKUAST-K),  Prof. Parmil Kumar (Head, Dept. Of Statistics, University of , J&K), Prof. Manish Kumar (Head, Division of Statistics & CS, FBSc, SKUAST-Jammu, J&K), Prof. Niyaz Ahmad Sheikh (Former, Head, Dept. of Mathematics, University of , J&K), Prof. Mukhtar Ahmad Khanday (Head, Dept. Of Mathematics, University of Kashmir, J&K), Dr. M.Maroof Ahmad Shah, Dr. T.H.Shah, Dr. Nsir Hussain and  Dr. M.M.Kirmani.   Almost all important themes were covered and necessary training was provided to the researchers.  The valedictory function was held in the Conference Hall of Faculty of Fisheries, SKUAST-K,  both in online and offline which was attended by  Prof. (Dr) Farooz A. Bhat, Dean FoFy, Mr. Aziz Ahmad Rather, Addl. Secretary Department of Commerce and Industries, GoJK, Dr. Tariq Abdullah, Senior Producer, EMRC, University of Kashmir, Prof. (Dr.)  Bilal Ahmad Bhat, Head division of Social Sciences & organiser of the training programme along with, Heads of Divisions, Faculty members, participants of the training programme and students from Faculty of Fisheries. Prof. (Dr.) Farooz Ahmad Bhat, Dean FoFy, distributed the certificates to the participants. He thanked honourable VC Prof. Nazir Ahmad Ganai for supporting Faculty of Fisheries in conducting such training programmes. He appreciated the efforts of division of Social Sciences in sensitizing the participants about different contours of research in this digital era. Mr Aziz Ahmad Rather, Addl. Secretary, Department of Commerce and Industries, GoJK, gave an insight into the importance of water in our daily lives and correlated the same with the essence of leadership. He advised the participants to at least adopt one panchayat to learn the ecosystem which is very important to address the challenges faced by different stake holders of the society in general and nation in particular.

Dr. Tariq Abdullah, Senior Producer, EMRC, University of Kashmir, highlighted the importance of using different digital tools for analysing data which plays a pivotal role in expressing the findings of researcher. He congratulated honourable VC, Dean, Head and organiser of training programme for conducting this need-based training program to improve the efficiency of research work.

Prof. (Dr) Bilal Ahmad Bhat, Head division of social sciences & organiser gave the concluding remarks about the training programme and appraised the audience for showing their keen interest and participation. He thanked to the all participants and students who supporting as voluntaire in this program namely, Mr. Umer Inayat, Ms Samreena Jan, Mr. Zeeshan Ayoub, Mr. M. inam  and others. The organiser also thanked the PI/ Co-PI, NAHEP, SKUAST-K for sponsoring the training programme. The participants of the training programme were highly satisfied by the programme and thanked the HVC and the organisers. They were hopeful of more such programmes in the future. The programme ended with formal vote of thanks by Dr. Mudasir M. Kirmani, Co-organiser of the training programme.

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