MANHOR PARRIKAR VIDNYAN MAHOTSAV

The Department of Science, Technology and Waste Management, Government of Goa organised Manohar Parrikar Vidnyan Mahotsav on 12th and 13th December 2019.Viewing to provide proper and authoritative guidance to the students those interested inScience and Technology, the state of Goa is hosting science exhibition named after late Goa CM Manohar Parrikar “Manhor Parrikar Vidnyan Mahotsav”.
The annual series was meant to provide guidance to students who are interested in science and technology. The series focuses on the importance of science, in order to inspire young students to pursue their education and a career in science, and to help foster innovation and scientific growth. The Indian scientists will deliver short lectures in their fields of specialisation and this would be followed by interactions with students through question and answer sessions.

24 students from our college across all departments(B.C.A., B.COM, B.B.A.) along with two faculties Ms. Shradha  Naik, Assistant Professor Department of IT and Computer Applications and Mr. Shubham Naik, Assistant Professor, B.B.A Department attended the programme on 13th December 2019. The resource person for the said programme was Dr. S. K. Tandon, Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, IISER, Bhopal. The venue of the programme was at Govt College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Quepem.
Prof. Sampat Kumar Tandon, currently visiting professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, IISER, Bhopal, formerly sir JC Bose chair professor IISER Bhopal 2016, D N Wadia Chair Professor at the IIT, Kanpur(2013-2015) and Pro-Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi is an eminent Geoscientist who has pursued an active career for almost five decades spanning teaching, research, scientific management and the advancement of
higher education.
He emphasizes the integration of earth science disciplines and encourages inter, multi- and trans- disciplinary approaches. The title of the presentation was the Anthropocene Concept: Human Disturbance of Earth Systems.
This talk presented a summary of the Anthropocene as it has developed over the last two decades, and a narrative of the journey of the planet and its sub-systems through the last 12000 years –indeed a story of the earth as it was dominated by natural material and energy flows for nearly all of these millennia before these were disturbed by the collective human enterprise, particularly so in approximately the last two decades. Prof. Tandon delivered short
lecture in his field of specialisation and it was followed by interactions with students through question and answer sessions.