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    EJM College organises botanical talk and interactive session with ES Gergan

    Publish Date: 23 May, 2022
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    Leh, May 22: Department of Botany, Eliezer Joldan Memorial College, Leh organises one day Botanical talk and interactive session with Rev. Elijah Spalbar Gergan, founder of Suru Valley Public School Kargil, former principal of Moravian Mission School Leh and the first botanist from Ladakh on 21st May, 2022 at EJM College Leh.
    Dr Sameena Iqbal, Principal EJM College was the chief guest on the occasion. The programme was attended by students of botany department and faculty members.
    The programme begins with the welcome speech and formal introduction of the guest speaker by Assistant Professor, Botany, Dr Konchok Dorjey.
    Principal Dr Sameena Iqbal emphasised on the importance of organising such programmes for the academic progress in the college and welfare of students. She also appreciated the effort of botany department and also thanked Rev. ES Gergan for gracing the occasion.
    Elijah Spalbar Gergan gave a detailed talk on his early life story and the educational challenges faced by Ladakhis in the past decade. He also talked on the importance of spiritual and moral values in life and emphasised that self-introspection, clean living, hard work, faith, discipline, authority and learning from mothers are the greatest tools of education and life. He then gave a detailed talk on botanical studies in Ladakh and stressed on nature walk and learning beyond the classroom amidst natural surroundings.
    It was followed by an interactive session and felicitation of the speaker with memento and honorarium.
    Sr. Assistant Professor, Botany Department Razia Parveen gave the vote of thanks.