Thursday, September 15, 2011

Digital Literacy Curriculum programme held in FMS, BHU

Varanasi, September 3, 2011: After the successful completion of a 10-day teacher empowerment program, “Saksham” which was conducted in the month of June in the Faculty of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) started the second program in the series.

The two-day training-cum orientation program, titled, “Digital Literacy Curriculum” was organized at the Faculty of Management Studies, at the initiative of the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India under the National Mission of Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT).

Speaking on the occasion, Prof. RK Pandey, Dean, FMS, BHU welcomed the guests, the participating teachers of BHU and its affiliated colleges and the trainer Ashutosh from Microsoft Corporation. He advised the teacher participants to use technology as a tool rather than letting technology override their innate talent of being a thinker and researcher.

Coordinator of the program, Dr. Abhijeet Singh informed that 25 teachers from disciplines ranging from Sanskrit, Arts, Science, Medicine and Ayurveda have been participating in the two-day DLC program. The University is in discussion with the Ministry and Microsoft to conduct more such programs for skill development of University teachers in the area of ICT.

Ashutosh informed that at the end of the two-day DLC program the teachers will be benefited by adapting IT tools in their routine academic and research activities.

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Tuesday, September 6, 2011

New BHU VC Professor Lalji Singh visits South Campus

New vice chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Professor Lalji Singh visited Rajiv Gandhi South Campus at Barkachhha on August 25, 2011. In his maiden trip to South Campus, Professor Singh interacted with the faculty and staff members. He also interacted with students.
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Professor DP Singh accorded warm send off

Staff members of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) accorded a warm send off to outgoing vice chancellor Professor DP Singh in Varanasi on August 23, 2011.
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New BHU VC Professor Lalji Singh assumes office

New vice chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Professor Lalji Singh took over the charges from outgoing vice chancellor Professor DP Singh at VC Lodge on the university campus in Varanasi on August 22, 2011. Before joining the office Professor Lalji Singh offered prayers at Vishwanth temple and planted a sapling. A large number of faculty and other staff members of the university greeted the new vice chancellor.
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Sunday, September 4, 2011

Professor Lalji Singh is new Vice Chancellor of BHU

Varanasi, August 21, 2011: Professor Lalji Singh has been appointed the 25th Vice Chancellor of Banaras Hindu University (BHU). Prof. Singh is an internationally renowned scientist of molecular biology and amongst the students of biotechnology, he is better known as the father of DNA finger printing in India. His monumental work on human races and origin and its genetic basis is internationally known. His publications provide strong evidence that the Aryan and Dravidian races in India have the same genetic basis.

His publication “Reconstructing Indian Population History” published in Nature in 2009 is a great contribution and has helped social scientists to talk about bridging the gap between North and South Indian people. His scientific contributions have a significant impact on Indian society. His work on “Development of Universal Probe for DNA Fingerprinting” has a great social and scientific impact.

His other important works are in the field of conservation of wildlife, species identification for forensic applications, DNA based molecular diagnostics, genetic affinities of Andaman Islanders, Genome Foundation and its activities, etc. He has published over 220 research papers in internationally reputed journals including articles in Nature. He has been conferred over 65 International and National awards and honours including Padam Shri (2004) Award given by Government of India'

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Plantation drive launched

St John's School students in association with the Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, launched plantation drive at Bridge Enclave colony in Varanasi on August 20, 2011.
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BHU bids farewell to Vice Chancellor DP Singh

A grand farewell function for Banaras Hindu University Vice Chancellor Professor Dhirenda Pal Singh was organised at Swatantrata Bhavan on Varanasi on August 20, 2011. Dr DP Singh was the 24th vice chancellor of the prestigious university of India. Professor Lalji Singh has been appointed new Vice Chancellor.
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