Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, February 06: Dr. Ashaq Hussain Nodal Officer Govt Degree College Chatroo has been invited and included in the Evaluation board for the Indian National Chemistry Olympiad (INChO) Examination by Homi Bhaba Centre of Science Education (HBCSE), National Centre of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), Mumbai.
The international Olympiad movement is aimed at bringing the most gifted secondary and higher secondary students of the world together in a friendly competition of the highest level and HBCSE is the nodal centre of the country for this programme. The programme aims at promoting excellence in science and mathematics among pre-university students. Dr. Hussain is the only expert from Jammu and Kashmir who has been invited for this prestigious assignment.
Pertinent to mention here that Dr. Ashaq Hussain a resident of a remote Village in Bhalessa area of District Doda and is serving in District Kishtwar in higher Education Department and is active in promoting the science education and has time and again brought laurels to the Higher Education Department of the State in general and Kishtwar and Bhalessa in particular by representing at the National level in so many workshops and conferences.
Dr. Ashaq is an expert of Chemistry, Science Behind Miracles, Low Cost-No Cost Teaching aids etc and is associated with Vigyan Prasar, Department of Science and technology as a resource person and an Evaluator at National Level. A prolific teacher and as an administrator he has already attended several seminars and conferences. Being an able administrator as well as a good organizer he has organized several seminars and workshops on science education across the length and breadth of the state to uplift the Science education and thereby inculcating scientific temperament among students and teachers. As an academician he has published dozens of Papers, articles etc and has authored over 8 Books till date.
In this regard, the teaching fraternity, officials and students of this region conveyed him best wishes and expressed happiness over such achievements. One of the teachers of the College state that it is indeed a matter of pride for all of us to have such eminent professor among us to represent our fraternity in the national arena through his academic excellence and contribution in the field of Sciences.