Shimla, 8th January
Anjana Thakur, who is about to complete her PhD in Botany at Himachal Pradesh University (HPU), was the first specially qualified member of the state to attend the Indian Science Congress held in Nagpur from 3 to 7 January. I became a student.
The session of the Indian Science Conference was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 3 January.
Anjana, from Panna Karthog, Mandi District, gave a presentation about her life struggles, achievements and dreams of becoming a scientist. A 26-year-old academic lost his right hand in an accident while pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree. But her disability was never a deterrent, as she not only completed her degree, but also cleared her Junior Her Research Fellowship (JRF) on her first attempt. bottom.
In her presentation at a scientific conference, she also elaborated on how women with disabilities can contribute to sustainable development. Ada Yonas, a Nobel laureate from Israel who was also present at the event, praised Anjana for never looking back and achieving what she set out to do despite the difficulties. The theme of the event was “Science and Technology for Sustainable Development through Women’s Empowerment”. Anjana’s name was nominated by the Umang Foundation, a city-based charitable trust that works for the welfare of the underprivileged, and she was nominated as a delegate to a scientific conference.
Ajai Srivastava, president of the Umang Foundation, said in an interview with The Tribune: Her right hand was amputated in an accident and it was a nightmare for her.However, she showed courage in the face of adversity and passed the JRF from her ICAR, considered one of the toughest entrance exams. Continued her efforts to clear. She also holds a master’s degree in botany from HPU. ”
“She even learned to write with her left hand. We recommended her name.
Anjana’s name was also included in a delegation to Nagpur under the guidance of Dr. Neeraj Sharma, former Senior Professor of Chemistry at HPU. Dr. Sharma is Chair of the Himachal Branch of the Indian Association of Science Councils.
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- Anjana ThakurA native of Panna Karthog, Mandi District, gave a presentation about her life struggles, achievements and dreams of becoming a scientist.
- The scholar lost his right hand in an accident while pursuing his Bachelor of Science degree. But her disability was never a deterrent, as she not only completed her degree, but also cleared her JRF.