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Dr. D. Y. Patil BioTechnology and BioInformatics Institute

National Science Day - 2021

Monday, March 15, 2021 |Zoom Platform |Events


Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute (DYPBBI), Tathawade, Pune celebrated “National Science Day-2021” on 15th March 2021 and considering the COVID-19 situation in Pune, the event was celebrated online mode Zoom platform. The main objective behind the event was to commemorate the discovery of Raman Effect by Sir C V Raman and to appreciate the outstanding efforts in the field of science and technology.

Two Guest lectures were organized for this year’s National Science Day Celebration (NSD). The first guest lecture was by Prof. Amitav Banerjee, Professor and Head, Department of Community Medicine, Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, DPU, Pune who enlightened us with his lecture topic "Covid 19: Scientific and Non-Scientific Research Questions". The second guest lecture was given by Prof. Ramesh Bhonde, Director, Research at DPU, Pimpri, Pune on a very modern topic of "Stem Cells". There was an extensive interactive session between students, faculty members and guest speakers after every session. Finally the Guest lecture session was concluded with encouraging words from the Director Prof. J. K .Pal.

The post lunch session of the event included an Extempore Competition for the students. The host and anchor of the Extempore competition were Student council members Ms. Irsiya Aijaz and Ms. Riddhi Kardile. The Judges for the competition were the faculty members, Dr. Shuchi Nagar and Dr. Priyanka Guru. The extempore competition held for the students of DYPBBI tested the students’ ability to develop a point of view on a topic and deliver an impromptu speech within a specified time limit. Students and staff enjoyed the fun and interactive extempore competition which lasted for 1hour 20 minutes.

List of Participants for the competition :

Sr.No

Name

Course/Sem/Year

1.

Narrayan Raam Sankar

MBT, 2nd Year

2.

Utkarsha Joshi

BBT, 3rd Year

3.

Simran Ahuja

MBT, 3rd Year

5.

Bhashkar Kunar

MBT, 3rd Year

6.

Nikita Choudhary

MBT, 3rd Year

7.

Navyansh Asthana

MIT, 1st Year

8.

Mahekdeep Rai

BBT, 2nd Year

9.

Ritoja Ray

BBT, 3rd Year

The winners of the Extempore Competition were felicitated by awarding them with appreciation certificates and prize money of ? 1000/- to the winner and ? 500/- each to the runner ups. The winners of the Extempore Competition are listed below :

Position

Name

Course/Sem/Year

First

Mahekdeep Rai

BBT, 2nd Year

1st Runner Up

Simran Ahuja

MBT, 3rd Year

2nd Runner Up

Nikita Choudhary

MBT, 3rd Year

The event concluded with the congratulatory and morale boosting words by the Director, Prof. J.K. Pal for the participants of extempore competition. The whole event was organized by event coordinators Dr. Rajesh Gupta (Asso. Prof) and Mr. Sampat Jadhav (Asst. Prof) with the help from student council members.

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