FOCAL THEME : RESEARCH & WOMEN IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND MATHEMATICS – REPRESENTATION, CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES
The 6th J&K Women Science Congress (JKWSC) will be organized during the month of February 26-28, 2019 with the objective to bring women to the forefront of Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) in the spectrum of traditional as well as modern sciences. JKWSC is intended to showcase the contribution of women in Science & Technology. This event is designed to spread the understanding of the need to empower women who constitute nearly 50% of the population and involve them effectively in national building activities, tapping their potential as innovators. It has been found that in the recent years Indian women have been constantly striding hard to get cognizance in scientific arena and their recognition in astronomical, physical, chemical and allied sciences has been acknowledged beyond doubt. The real potential of women has changed the stereotypical concepts of vulnerable women to a modern strong super woman where they are handling both domestic and professional affairs equally well. JKWSC will serve to expose students to the scientific concepts recognize and channelize women's capabilities, their career choices, and motivate them to take up a career in science. This event will create awareness, popularize and inculcate mathematical & scientific temper among women.
Govt. P. G. College for Women Gandhi Nagar, Jammu, is one of the leading NAAC Re-accredited A Grade, Star College institutions of J&K, established in the year 1969. Recently, it has become one of the constituent college of Cluster university of Jammu. The College is a premier educational institution empowering women scholar to face the challenges of life in every possible way. In present times education means much more than merely acquiring academic knowledge, so college aims to promote promising young women and enable them to rise above all constraints by nurturing critical & logical thinking, developing scientific temperament, research acumen and leadership qualities.
The abstracts are invited for the following Subthemes:
The 6th JKWSC will cover Plenary talks, Invitee talks, Sectional presentations (oral/poster), on various themes. Technical presentations will cover the following broad subject areas and research papers are invited for presentation in these subject areas:
Participants for the 6th J&K Women Science Congress include Scientists, Researchers, Technologists, Educationists, Environmentalists, Doctors, Entrepreneurs and Students.
Student’s Corner: Handouts with Scientific Skills is a specially designed session for the interaction of students of different colleges with eminent scientists and academicians scheduled during the Science Congress. This would provide them a window to the opportunities, scope and path in pursuing their research interests.
Symposium will be held on the topic “Why So Few Women in Science, Technology & Mathematics” to encourage students to communicate & share innovative concepts.
The organizers can help in arranging accommodation for the participants if requested in time. Charges will be borne by the participants themselves. Online booking is also available in Vaishnavi Dham, Saraswati Dham, Kalika Dham at www.maavaishnodevi.org . While your stay at these Dhams, you not only enjoy the scenic beauty of J&K but also relish the local cuisine.
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