University of Science And Technology National Seminar On “Bioresources, Conservation and Management Strategies for Rural Development”

Department of Botany, University of Science And Technology, Meghalaya in collaboration with State Institute of Panchayat and Rural Development, Assam is organizing a National Seminar On “Bioresources, Conservation and Management Strategies for Rural Development” on 22nd & 23rd August, 2019

About The Seminar :
Bioresources are important components for progress and economic activities of a nation. But bioresources management and utilization for human welfare is very important. Awareness of the importance and implications of bioresources among common people as well as elite citizens for safeguarding and protecting the optimum and balance way of using the needs critical studies to focus the natural bioresources wealth for the benefit of not only the present generation but also to our future generations for their better, healthy and peaceful living our dear planet. The problems facing at present is the over exploitation of bioresources would not only have negative impact on the environment but also sometimes totally destroy and erode the important bioresources which are available at local level, regional level and national levels. Therefore, handling Bioresources in a proper manner in an appropriate way is important for the optimum use without over exploitation of our bioresources. Women need to be equally and actively involved in the processes to conserve and sustainably use biodiversity because they play critical roles as primary land managers and resource users, and they face disproportionate impacts both from biodiversity loss and gender-blind conservation measures. North eastern region of India has abundant natural resources and this region also considered as biodiversity hotspot.

Objective :
1. To study the diversity and opportunity of bioresources in rural areas.
2. To study the linkages between the bioresource and livelihood of the rural people and sustainable utilization and conservation of bioresources by the rural people.
3. To discuss the bio resourcing of rural economy, food habits and ethnomedicine.
4. To create awareness about bioresource conservation and management strategy.
5. Role of Government, NGOs in sustainable utilization and conservation strategies of bioresources.

Themes :
1. Biodiversity conservation.
2. Chemical and waste management.
3. Food, agriculture and nutrition security
4. Bioresources and livelihood opportunities
5. Soil and environment
6. Bio-farming and diversified farming
7. Women in forestry
8. Traditional knowledge and rural economy
9. Women empowerment
10. Role of IPR and application of biotechnology in utilization and conservation of bioresources.
11. Linkage between bioresources and livelihood of rural people
12. Biomedical application of animal and plant bioresources.
13. Traditional knowledge system for utilization and conservation of bioresources

How to apply :
Participants can send their registration form along with the bank draft by post or by hand to the Coordinators
Dr. Milu Rani Das
Programme Coordinator
Assistant Professor, Department of Botany
University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya (USTM)
Ph. No. +918486399172
E mail :

Participants need to to send in their Abstracts and full paper for publication in the proceedings (with ISBN No.) by email (
Details :
Abstracts (within 250 words, Instructions: article should be in Time New Roman Font, Font Size 12, typed in MS word file. Abstract should bear article title, author, author affiliation, pin code, email of corresponding author and 4-6 keywords) and full paper for Proceedings are invited.

Registration Fees :
• Academicians :
Early Bird Reg. by (25/07/2019) : Rs. 1000/-
Late Reg. After (26/07/2019) : Rs. 1200/-
On spot Reg. : Rs. 1500/-
• Post-Doctoral :
Early Bird Reg. by (25/07/2019 : Rs. 1000/-
Late Reg. After (26/07/2019) : Rs. 1200/-
On spot Reg. : Rs. 1500/-
• Research Scholar :
Early Bird Reg. by (25/07/2019 : Rs. 700/-
Late Reg. After (26/07/2019) : Rs. 900/-
On spot Reg. : Rs. 1200/-
• PG Student :
Early Bird Reg. by (25/07/2019 : Rs. 500/-
Late Reg. After (26/07/2019) : Rs. 700/-
On spot Reg. : Rs. 1000/-

Mode of payment :
Candidate need to pay registration fee in the form of demand draft in favour of “University of Science and Technology, Payable at SBI, Hatigaon Branch, or in cash along with the registration form.
Fee may also be deposited directly to the conference account “UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY”,
A/C No. : 911010060610980. Payable at Axis Bank, Khanapara Branch, Guwahati-22
(IFSC code: UTIB0001297)

Important Dates :
Last date of submission : on or before 5th Aug, 2019.
Date of Seminar : 22nd & 23rd August, 2019

Venue : University of Science And Technology, Meghalaya

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