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Dr. D. Y. Patil BioTechnology and BioInformatics Institute

National Science Day Celebration

Thursday, February 28, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute |National Commemorative Day

The National Science Day was celebrated on 28th February 2019 (NSD-2019) at Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute (DYPBBI), Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Tathawade, Pune. We celebrated NSD-2019 with national theme given by the Department of Science & Technology (DST),Govt. of India “Science for the People and the People for Science”.

Large no. of entries was received for the poster presentations, model making and debate competitions(Total no. of students around 200, participated in these events) were received on national theme. All the students participated actively with full preparation covering under the national theme. Based on the committee evaluations on predefined poster, model ranking and debate competitions ranking criteria,poster presentations, model making and debate competitions certificates were given. Results of poster presentations, model making and debate competitions were announced and certificates & cash prizes were given to all the winners(photographs attached). Certificates of participation were also given to all the participants.

We are happy to mention that students & academic staff from two neighbouring schools (i) JSPM’s Blossom Public School, Tathawade, Pune & (ii) Ashwini International School, Tathawade, Pune also participated in the NSD-2019 and actively presented their posters & models on the National theme (Photograph attached).

The guest lectures were delivered by (i) Dr. Kishore M. Paknikar, Director, Agharkar Research Institute, Gopal Ganesh Agarkar Road, Pune on topic “Bioinspired innovations innano technology”. Around 100 students from B. Tech Biotechnology, B. Tech(Medical) Biotechnology, M. Tech (Int.) Biotechnology, M. Sc. Biotechnology& Academic Staff of DYPBBI attended the guest lecture. Felicitation of the Guest speaker was done by Prof. J. K. Pal (photograph attached) and vote of thanks was given by Dr. Rajesh Kumar Gupta, Organizer. Prof. J. K. Pal,Director, DYPBBI, supported all the events and extended all the help required for successful organizing of the NSD-2019. Honourable Vice Chancellor Prof. N. J. Pawar also visited to our institute on this day and interacted with the participant. We would like to thank Dr. Somnath Patil, Executive Director, DYPBBI & Secretary, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth for financial support &his encouragement for organizing this event.