• Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization/Green Youth Movement (GYM) Club organized an awareness session entitled “Insecticide Usage”

    Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) /GYM Club University of Chitral organized an awareness session entitled “Insecticide Usage” on December 01, 2023.

    This training was conducted under the visionary leadership of Prof. Dr. Zahir Shah (Vice Chancellor of Chitral University). His Excellency is committed to improving the research position of the University of Chitral across the globe. The purpose of the session was to explain the harmful effects of pesticides on health, explain why the general public is more vulnerable to these effects, and suggest actions to lower insecticide exposure in their neighborhood for the students of Chitral University.

    Dr. Ishfaq Hameed (Convener Oversight Committee (OC)/HoD Botany), University of Chitral, and Dr. Syed Fahad Ali Shah (Member Oversight Committee (OC/HoD Economics), University of Chitral) were the organizers of the event. More than 17 faculty members and 183 students of the University of Chitral attended the occasion. Members of the GYM club were also present at the event.

    Dr. Muhammad Naseer (Senior Research Officer, Agriculture Research Station, Chitral) as a Resource person addressed the students and highlighted the benefits of proper use of insecticides in Chitral.

    Dr. Muhammad Romman, Additional Director ORIC, University of Chitral, distributed certificates among the participants and presented the shield to the Resource Person. The training concluded with a healthy question-and-answer session from students and faculty members.