Conference on Mathematics held at SKUAST Faculty of Fisheries Rangil

SRINAGAR: One Day Multidisciplinary National Conference on “Significance of Mathematics as an Interdisciplinary Subject” was held at Faculty of Fisheries, Rangil Ganderbal, SKUAST-K on 22nd December, 2021 to commemorate 134thBirth Anniversary of great mathematician Srinavasa Ramanujun.To popularize the use of Mathematics in everyday life, research and sensitize the public as to how Mathematics helps in shaping and framing policies, we organize one day multidisciplinary national conference.
It was a joint program organised by Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat, Head, Division of Social Sciences, FoFy, SKUAST-K, Prof. M.S.Pukhta, Head, Division of Agri. Statistics, FoH, Shalimar, SKUAST-K, Prof. T.A.Chisti, Director, Directorate of Distance Education, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K and Prof. Manish Kumar Sharma, Head, Division of Statistics & Computer Sci., SKUAST-Jammu, J&K. In the conference more than 60 researchers participated in the conference across the country and 20 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.
Professor Sarfaraz A. Wani, Director research SKUAST-K formally inaugurated the conference. The organizer, Dr. Bilal Ahmad Bhat (Head, Division of Social Sciences, FoFy) introduced the audience about the conference programme and delivered the welcome address. Prof D.S Hooda, Former Hon’ble PVC, was the guest of honor and Hon’ble Director Education Prof. M.N.Khan, SKUAST-K was Chief Guest for the day. Professor D.S.Hooda in his address discussed in detail about the life of great Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. Director Education Prof. M.N.Khan, SKUAST-K in his key note discussed role of Mathematics in research and significance of National Mathematics Day. Dr. Manish Kumar, Head, Division of Statistics & Computer Science, SKUAST-J, Jammu presented vote of thanks on this occasion.Professor Manish Kumar thanked Hon’ble V.C. SKUAST-K Professor Nazir A. Ganai, Director Research Prof. Sarfaraz A.Wani, Dean, Faculty of Fisheries, Directors of SKUAST-K, organizers of this conference, guests, scientists/scholars from different institutions for their support. After the Inaugural session technical session-I and Technical Session-II were held immediately.In technical Session-I,Prof. Rashmi Bhardwaj, FIMA (UK) delived talk on topic “An Infinity to fractal: Ramanujan Perspective”. She explained in bried the concept. The second lecture was delived by Prof. Aquil Ahmad, Head Department of Statistics and O.R., AMU. Aligarh on topic “Role of Mathematics & Statistics” Professor Aquil discussed role of mathematical tools in different fields. He explained how mathematics is playing key role in decision making. Third speaker was Mr. Hemant Kumar Lohia (IPS) who spoke about the role of mathematics in day to day life. He explained in brief the application of mathematics in daily life.
The fourth speaker was Prof. Tariq Ahmad Chisti, Director, Directorate of Distance Education, and Dean school of leaning, University of Kashmir, Hazratbal Srinagar. He spoke about the Srinivasa Ramanujan and his contribution to Mathematics. Professor M.S.Pukhta, chaired first session, whereas Prof Manish Kumar and Dr. F.A. Bhat acted as Co-chair. The technical session-II was chaired by Prof. T.A.Chisti, Dr. Parmil Kumar and Dr. Bilal Ahmad acted as co-chair.At the end of the day,valedictory function was held in which Dr. M.M.Kirmani 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 Vice-Chancellor and Director Research SKUAST-K for their support. He thanked all Scientists/Scholars/Dean/Directors fellow organizers from various higher educational institutions of country for their support.


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