DES’s Fergusson Centre for Higher Learning, Renigunta, conducted a faculty workshop in collaboration with Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, on 10th and 11th of November, 2022.
The workshop ‘In Pursuit of UNSDGs – Workshop for Faculty on Food and Water Quality (Standards and Testing)’ was inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of S.V. University Prof. K. Raja Reddy. The inaugural function was presided by Prof. M. Srinivasulu Reddy, Principal, College of Sciences, S.V. University, and Prof. V. Srikanth Reddy, Rector, S.V. University was the Guest of Honor.
Professor KSMS Raghava Rao, IIT Tirupati, (Ex-Director, CFTRI, Mysore) delivered the Keynote Address.
After the inaugural session, all the sessions were conducted in DES FCHL campus. Faculty members, research scholars and some PG students attended the Workshop, the themes of which were
- Need and Significance of testing different types of food & water samples
- Introduction to Industrial Standards.
- An overview of verification, maintenance and calibration of equipment.
The participants were encouraged to carry out experiments set up by the staff of DES FCHL and there were a few demonstrations experiments too.
The valedictory session on 11th of November 2022, was graced by Professor Vijaya Bharkara Rao, Dean, R & D, S.V. University.quarters. The construction is going on and is expected to be completed by May 2021.