The P.G. Department of Chemistry, St. Thomas College organized a 15 Days Certificate Programme

The P.G. Department of Chemistry, St. Thomas College organized a 15 Days Certificate Programme on Analysis of Water Quality in collaboration with APSGMNS, Govt. P.G. College Kawardha. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Dr. R.P. Dewangan Deputy General Manager, Town Service Department, B.S.P. The Key note Speaker of the 15 Days Certificate Programme was Dr. Rajni kant Sharma Scientist B, Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Govt. of India, Nagpur.  Chief Patron H.G. Joseph Mar. Dionysius (Manager, Bishop), Patron Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese (Administrator), Dr. M.G. Roymon (Principal), Dr. Vinita Thomas, (Dean Academics), Dr. James Mathew, Head, Department of Chemistry (Convener), Dr. Chanda Verma, (Course Co-ordinator), Dr. Deepti Jangde, Head, (P.G. Deptt. of Chemistry, Kawardha), Dr. Richa Mishra, Head, (Deptt. Of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Kawardha) were present in the 15 Days Certificate Programme. Principal Dr. M. G. Roymon welcomed the Guests and the Participants. Dr. James Mathew (Convener) briefed the gathering about the objectives of the Certificate Programme. Rev. Father Dr. Joshi Varghese in his address emphasized on conducting such certificate course to understand the various water parameters and the need to follow 4 R’s Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover. Dr. Chanda Verma (Course Coordinator) informed the participants about the schedule and Resource person of the 15 Days Certificate Programme. She also emphasized the students to be at home and to take full benefit out of this and come out with their interesting area of Career option. Dr. R. P. Dewangan, Chief Guest of the inaugural session explained the severity of Ground water pollution and stressed for water harvesting in every building. He explained the various model of Water Harvesting Techniques. The keynote speaker Dr. Rajnikant Sharma explained in detail the various Career Opportunities related to Water Board. He talked about the various chemical aspect of Water needed for Analysis of water Quality. Discussion Session was conducted by Dr. Dipti Jangde. The discussion was very live and questions were answered by the Resource Persons. At the conclusion of the talk, there was a healthy interactive session between the speaker and the participants which came out to fruitful results. At the outset, Patron Rev. Fr. Dr. Joshi Varghese (Administrator) and Dr. M.G. Roymon (Principal) appreciated the department for organizing such Certificate Program on relevant topic. The Inaugural Session was conducted by Dr. Chanda Verma (Course Co-ordinator) and the vote of thanks was given by Dr. Richa Mishra.