Webinar on ‘sustainable Chemistry and its impact’

Two-day national webinar on the theme “Sustainable Chemistry and its impact on Society” organised by department of Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College (A), Jakhama came to an end on August 28. The webinar was held through Zoom online platform and offline modes.

Resource person of the first technical session, PDF, IIT Guwahati, Dr. Geetmani Singh Nongthombam presented a topic “Insights into the Chemistry of Steroids,” where he cleared the misconceptions of its consumptions and how they function. He also spoke on its productions and side effects. The resource person of the second technical session, Asst. Professor, department of Environmental sciences, Nagaland University, Dr. Latonglila Jamir spoke on “Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmaceuticals: Impact on society and Environment”. She also spoke on the drug industries and its synthesis and presented the scope on its research.

On the second day, resource person, Asst. Professor, department of Chemistry, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh, Dr. Ramen Jamatia spoke on “Nanomaterials in Organic Synthesis”. He dwelt on how nano materials was impacting the society and how it was reshaping various fields like agriculture, medicines etc. He also presented on its extractions synthetically and by separation.

Later, head of department of chemistry, St Joseph’s University, Dimapur, Dr. M Arockia Doss as a resource person spoke on “Design for Degradation”, and highlighted on its prevention and degradation.

After the technical sessions, vote of thanks was delivered by dean of Science, SJC(A), Jakhama, Fev. Fr. Peter Solo, wherein he thanked all the participants of online and offline modes, and expressed his gratefulness and satisfaction on how the resource persons presented the papers. 

Earlier, on the first day, the first session chaired by Asst. Professor, department of Chemistry SJC(A) Jakhama, Senchumbeni Yanthan  began with a welcome address by principal, St. Joseph’s college (A) Jakhama, Rev. Fr. Dr. George Keduolhou Angami.  On the second day, the first session was chaired by Asst. Professor, SJC(A), Jakhama, Madovi David  and the second session was chaired by Asst. Professor, SJC(A), Jakhama, Gaijuliu.