An outreach programme on climate change,bio-diversity and biotechnology with special reference to NE was held at Tangla on Monday. The programme was organised by Tangla College Science Forum at Tangla College conference hall at 11 am in association with Biotech Hub of Mangaldai College. Swapan Kumar Acharjyee, HOD, chemistry department of Tangla college explained about conservation of local flora and fauna before inaugurating the seminar which was presided over by Dr.Prasenjit Daimari,principal Tangla college.
Dr.Pranjit Sarma,Asstt professor, department of Geography,Mangaldai college and Dr.AK Sikdar, coordinator of Biotech Hub and HOD,chemistry department of Mangaldai college attended the seminar as the resource persons.Both the speakers spoke on the role of biotech in conservation of biodiversity and plantation of various species of local trees in the state. Both requested all to work for beautification and conservation of ecology by protecting existing age old trees in villages along with plantation of more trees suitable for supporting local biodiversity.
Anima Bhuyan, HOD,Zoology;Sarojini Talukdar, HOD,Botany and Jayanta Chakravorty,Associate professor of English department of Tangla college beside others attended the discussion session.More than two hundred students and twenty five teachers attended the seminar. Alif Agauddin,HOD,Physics of Tangla college offered vote of thanks at the end requesting all to come forward to join plantation activities and stop others from felling age old trees.