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  • Prof. Srikanth Kondapalli, Centre for East Asian Studies, School of International Studies has been conferred the “K. Subramanyam Award” by the Defence Minister of India, Sh. A.K. Antony. This award was instituted by Dr. Swadesh Rana, an alumni of SIS by donating a corpus for an annual award which is conferred each year, on an Indian scholar, journalist or analyst who has made outstanding contribution in the area of strategic and security studies.

  • Prof. Saumitra Mukherjee, School of Environmental Sciences presented an invited paper on “Remote sensing Applications in Groundwater Management in view of climate change” in the National Symposium on “Climate Change-Research, Awareness and Capacity Building” in the 80th Annual Session of the National Academy of Sciences, India at Jaipur National University, from 2-4 December 2010. He also presented an invited paper on “Influence of Climate Change on Water Resources” in a National workshop on “Climate Change and its Impacts on Water Resources-Adaptation Issues” organized by Punjab University, Chandigarh from 23-24 November 2010. The Workshop was sponsored by Central Ground Water Board, Ministry of Water resources, Ministry of Earth Sciences, DST, WAPCOS and ONGC.

  • Dr.  B. R. Deepak, Centre of Chinese and Southeast Asian Studies, School of language, Literature & Culture Studies was invited in the capacity of one of the leading China experts in the country during the discussions on India-China relations; with a select group of academicians, with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao held on 17 December, 2010. Dr. Deepak is the only researcher in the country who has delved into the studies of India-China relations during the freedom struggle, referring to the original classical as well as standard Chinese sources in China as a Nehru Fellow. During the discussions with the Chinese Premier, Dr. Deepak emphasized that civilizational as well as linkages established during the freedom struggle could do away with some of the mistrust between the two nations, and suggested that these linkages should be incorporated in the school text books of our two countries, so as a better understanding is developed between the two nations. During the discussion Premier Wen also expressed his views on India-China civilizational contacts and stressed the importance of cultural and youth exchanges in boosting the China-India strategic and cooperative partnership. He said that China and India, two open and lenient peoples with self motivation, have cultivated their brilliant civilizations, and forged friendship and jointly promoted the advancement of human kind through exchanges.



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