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DD&OE holds a popular lecture at JU

DD&OE holds a popular lecture at JU

May 25, 2023

Jammu: The Directorate General of Distance and Online Education today held a seminar on the theme “Are Life Systems Intelligently Designed?” by Professor Madan Mohan Chaturvedi, former Director of the University’s Cluster Innovation Council and Center for Science Education and Communication. A popular lecture (the first in a series) was held. of Delhi.

Professor Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor of Jammu University presided over the event.

Professor Chaturvedi discussed this topic through a simple and clear format and an interdisciplinary approach. In his lectures, he distinguished between living and non-living systems and emphasized the role of water in sustaining living systems.

He touched on such issues as ‘cell power plants’, ’causes of membrane failure’, and the self-organization and self-replication characteristics of life.

He observed that ‘life’ cannot be defined holistically and that much needs to be explored and considered.

He advised reading such as ‘Dancing with Water’ that students could refer to for further understanding and understanding of the subject.

“Professor. Umesh Rai, Vice-Chancellor of Jammu University, in his remarks, congratulated the Directorate General of Distance and Online Education for organizing this lecture on an important topic, and emphasized key areas related to life systems. I would like to express my gratitude to Professor Di.

Vice-Chancellor Professor Lai emphasized the need to hold such events more frequently in an interdisciplinary context to build and promote the concept of “dissolving the boundaries of disciplines.”

Prior to this, Professor Neelu Rohmetra, Director of DD&OE, welcomed the audience and introduced prominent speakers. She expressed her joy that the Directorate General has made a new effort to organize such an academic event.

He further said that welcoming eminent scholars and skilled academics/practitioners will be a regular event of the Directorate General in the future.

This popular lecture was enthusiastically attended by Deans, Trustees, HODs, Faculty, Officers, Officials and students from across disciplines from the University and Directorate General.

The event was coordinated by DD&OE Faculty Dr. Neelam Chowdhury.

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