Ludhiana, September 6, 2017: The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) is all set to host a national seminar on “Reproductive Health Awareness for Adolescents (Reproductive Awareness Programme-2017) on September 8 and 9. The event will be jointly organized by the Department of Zoology and the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF), Jaipur. Dr Suneeta Mittal, Director and Head, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram, will inaugurate the event on September 8 at 10.00 am whereas Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, PAU, will be the chief guest of the valedictory function on September 9. Dr H.S. Ghai, Civil Surgeon, Ludhiana, will be the guest of honour and Dr R.S. Sidhu, Registrar, PAU, will preside over the function on September 8 while Dr N.K. Lohiya, President, ISSRF, will preside over the function on concluding day. The event will also be attended by Dr N.K. Lohiya and Dr R.S. Sharma, President and Secretary of ISSRF, respectively. It will be held under the patronage of Dr G.K. Sangha, Dean, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, PAU, with Dr K.S. Khera and Dr S.S. Hundal as Organizing Secretary and Organizing Chairman, respectively.

More than 15 experienced clinicians, scientists, professionals and researchers involved in basic and applied aspects of human anatomy, physiology, biomedicine and reproductive biology from National Institute of Immunology, AIIMS, ICMR New Delhi; Fortis Memorial Research Institute, Gurugram; SMS Medical College and Hospital and University of Rajasthan, Jaipur; Kurukshetra University, Haryana; Delhi University; Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana; PAU and GADVASU; and SPS Hospitals, Ludhiana, would deliver lectures.

A total of 350 students from all constituent colleges of PAU and GADVASU; Government College for Girls and Khalsa College for Women, Ludhiana; PAU Senior Secondary Model School; Baba Isher Singh (N) Public School, BRS Nagar; and R.S. Model Senior Secondary School, Shastri Nagar, Ludhiana, will participate. The seminar has partial financial assistance from ICMR, Medical Council of India, SERB-DST and INSA, New Delhi.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017