Convener: Prof. Anshu Dandia
Official Address: Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Co-conveners: Dr. Neelima Gupta, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Dr. Raakhi Gupta, Principal, ICG, The IIS University, Jaipur;
Local Secretary: Dr. Alka Sharma, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Joint Secretary: Dr. Nighat Fahmi, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
Activities of “CRSI Local Chapter – Rajasthan” during Feb – June, 2012
“National Science Day” was celebrated on 28th Feb. 2012 in the Technology Hall of the Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan with the formal launch of the “CRSI Local Chapter – Rajasthan” in Jaipur.
Second meeting of the CRSI Local Chapter held on 13th April, 2012 was attended by sixteen CRSI life members and it was planned to have regular lecture series to update the research scholars with latest advances in chemical research and to popularize Chemistry among school/college students by organizing Quiz/Debate/Essay competitions.
In the series of academic events under the banner of CRSI, visit of the participants of the Refresher Course for Teachers, organized by Regional College for Education, Ajmer to the Green Chemistry Laboratories in the Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan was arranged on 25th May, during which the experimental techniques of green organic synthesis using non-conventional energy sources were demonstrated.
An invited lecture of Prof. N.C. Desai, Head, Department of Chemistry, Bhavnagar University, Bhavnagar on “Contemporary research on chemotherapy of non-nucleoside anti-HIV agents” was organized on 30th May, 2012, which was followed by a discussion on job opportunities in pharmaceutical industries for the benefit of chemistry research scholars.