Srinagar: A two day Multidisciplinary International Conference on “Applied Statistics in Biological, Agricultural, Social and Medical Sciences” was held at Faculty of Fisheries, Rangil Ganderbal, SKUAST-K.
In the conference more than 150 researchers participated in the conference across the globe and 48 scholars presented their papers via oral/poster form.The researchers shared their findings in the form of paper and poster presentations in various technical sessions organized.
Vice-Chancellor SKUAST J&K Prof. J. P Sharma formally inaugurated the conference. The conference was organized by Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat (Head, Division of Social Sciences, FoFy). The organizer introduced the audience to the conference programme.
Prof. Massarat Khan Dean Faculty of Fisheries delivered the Welcome address, Prof D.S Hooda, Former PVC, was the guest of honor and Vice Chancellor Prof. J.P Sharma SKUAST J&K was Chief Guest for the day. Dr. Parmil Kumar from University of Jammu, Jammu presented vote of thanks on this occasion.
After the Inaugural session Technical session-I and Technical Session-II were held on the first day of the conference. In technical Session-I,Prof. T.R. Padi, Dean, FoMS, Pondicherry University, Dr. Farhat Umar and Prof. D.S. Hooda delivered invited talks and in Technical Session-II Prof. T. R. Padi chaired the session in which Prof. Aquil Ahmad, Head Department of Statistics and O.R., AMU. Aligarh and Mr. Hemant Kumar Lohia (IPS) were the main speakers.
On the Second Day,Prof Massarat Khan, Dean Faculty of Fisheries, SKUAST-K chaired the technical Session-III in which Prof. Rashmi Bhardwaj, FIMA (UK) and Dr. AmatulMuhee, Assoc Prof at FVSc.&Ah SKUAST-K delivered the invited talks. Prof. Azmat Alam Khan, FVSc.& AH SKUAST-K. chaired technical session-IV in which the main speaker was Prof Hameed Naseem Rafiabadi, Dean Social Science, CUK. He delivered his talk on Morality and Ethics in Research. The researchers presented papers in all the technical sessions. At the end of the day,a valedictory function was held in which Dr. Tasaduq H. Shah delivered the welcome address which was followed by summing up event by Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat, organizing Secretary of the conference. Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat at the outset thanked the Vice-Chancellor for his support. He thanked all Scientists/Scholars/Dean/Directors from various higher educational institutions of the country and abroad for their support. Dr. Bilal thanked Professor Aquil Ahmad, Head Dept of Statistics and Operations Research for acting as Chairman of the panel of judges (Prof. Massarat Khan, SKUAST; Dr. Anupam Deka, Head Dept. of Statistics, Handique’s Girls’ College, Guwahati Assam, India; Prof. Nahida Tabasum, Univ of Kashmir; Dr. Vikas Doshi, Medical College, Baroda, Anand, Gujrat, India; Dr. Samira Khan, Imam AbdulRahman bin Faisal University Eastern Province Dammam, Saudi Arabia) for awarding best paper presenters. More than 80 abstracts/papers were received for presentations and on the basis of the quality of paper and presentation, the judges chose the best papers in Mathematical Science, Agricultural and Allied Sciences and best poster presentations. The chief guest Hon’ble VC of SKUAST-K spoke on the occasion and congratulated the organizing team for organizing the event successfully. Prof Sarfaraz Ah Wani, Director Research, SKUAST-K concluded the daylong event with his insight. The session was formally closed by Prof Azmat Alam Khan by presenting a vote of thanks.