Turbat University commemorates International Mendel Day and Women Day

Posted on 09 Mar, 2023 - Published by

The Department of Natural & Basic Sciences, University of Turbat (UoT) vehemently commemorated “International Mendel’s Day” and “International Women’s Day” at UoT here on 8th March 2023. On this occasion, the students of the Natural and Basic Sciences Department arranged a poster competition multimedia presentation to highlight the impacts of Mendel’s work on the social fabric of our society, with special emphasis on the impact on women. Besides highlighting the role of women in the development of any society, the objective of the event was also to raise awareness among the masses about cousin marriages and to provide community solutions to combat misinformation regarding genetics.

The UoT’s Registrar Ganguzar Baloch along with Ijaz Ahmed, Director of Public Relations, and Meer Bahad, Protocol Officer visited the poster competition and appreciated the creative works of the students. Appreciating the efforts of the faculty members of the Natural and Basic Sciences Department for organizing such a creative event, Ganguzar Baloch said that the Department of Natural & Basic Sciences is one of the vibrant teaching departments at the university. He said that it is heartwarming that besides education and research activities, the students of Turbat University are playing an instrumental role in arranging and organizing extracurricular activities as well.  He said that such activities would carry a great deal of social awareness and educate the masses. He called for collective efforts to raise awareness regarding various challenges faced by women in our society.

He said that this world can become more peaceful and prosperous when everyone, regardless of race and gender has equal opportunities to succeed. The competition was also visited by faculty members, administrative staff, and students in large numbers.

Report by Najeeb Ullah, Lecturer Natural &Basic Sciences Department, UoT