MHRD Scheme on
Global Initiative on Academic Network (GIAN)
Evolutionary Morphology of Land Plants
This century will be dominated by Life Sciences for well reasons of understanding evolution, food security, climate change, pollution, mass extinction, importance of biodiversity, its conservation, sustainable development and a very survival and progress of human race. India is one of the 12 mega- centres of biodiversity and Western Ghats is one of the eight hottest hot-spots of biodiversity. Shivaji University is situated in Western Ghats and needs to play major role in documentation, conservation, bio-prospecting and sustainable utilization of our resources. The students of the region equipped with both basic as well as most modern developments in plant sciences will enable them to undertake meaningful research on biodiversity, especially plant wealth of Western Ghats.
The proposed programme in Evolutionary morphology of land plants is thoughtfully designed to suit to Indian students so as to make them equipped in basic understanding of evolutionary aspects of plants linked with most modern developments in plant sciences.
Modules Evolutionary morphology of land plants: 18- 25th August 2016. Number of participants for the course will be limited to fifty.
You should attend if…….. You are UG or PG Student/ Research scholar/ Teacher/ person from Industry, Institute in the subject of Life Sciences preferably in Plant Sciences.
The participation fees for taking the course are as follows:
1. UG and PG student: Rs. 1000/-
2. M. Phil./ Ph. D. Student of Shivaji University- without fellowship: Rs. 1000/-; with fellowship: Rs. 2500/-
3. M. Phil./ Ph. D. Student of other University- without fellowship: Rs. 1000/-; with fellowship: Rs. 3000/-
4. Teacher: Rs. 5000/-
5. Person from Industry/ Institute: Rs. 10,000/-
6. Foreign student: $300/-