Inaugural Function

Jul 06, 2011
Conference Hall, St. Anthony's College, Shillong-793001

The Inaugural Function of the year-long celebration of the International Year of Chemistry 2011 and 70 Years of the Department of Chemistry held on 6th July, 2011 at 1:00 PM at the College's Conference Hall.

The function starts with a word of welcome & prayer form the Principal. Smt. M. Ampareen Lyngdoh Hon'ble Minister for Science & Technology, Meghalaya, Chief Guest of the Inaugural function addressed the gathering, focusing on the importance of chemistry in our day to day life. She also congratulated the Department of Chemistry for 70 years of existence, and for having been identified by UGC to celebrate the International Year of Chemistry 2011.

Prof. K. Ismail, Senior Professor, Department of Chemistry, NEHU, Shillong, delivered a Keynote Address on the significance on International Year of Chemistry, Chemistry in our lives, importance of chemistry, its applications and a range of emerging issues related to chemistry etc, which are of immediate concern. Download Keynote Address