Prof. Bakhshi inaugurates National Conference at DU
PDM University Vice-Chancellor Prof. A. K. Bakhshi was the Chief Guest at the inauguration of the 2-day National Conference on “Relationship between Chemical Sciences and Society (RCSS-2020)“ organized by the Department of Chemistry of Shivaji College, University of Delhi on 16th January 2020. Also present on the occasion were Prof S C Bhatla, Chairman Governing Body of Shivaji College, Dr Shashi Nijhawan, Principal of the college and Dr P K Sahu, Convener of the conference amongst others.
On this occasion Prof. Bakhshi also delivered a Keynote address on “ Towards Excellence in Chemical Sciences in the 21st Century: Challenges and Opportunities “. He highlighted the challenges which the chemists are going to face in the 21st century and also gave tips to overcome them. He said that in India there is a very serious dearth of creative minds and that our education system needs to encourage thinking, innovation and creativity amongst the students. Prof Bakhshi urged that the students instead of going for rote learning and scoring high marks should be encouraged to do out-of-box thinking so that they become more creative and innovative.