Chandigarh, August 3 – Ms. Poonam Dhull, daughter of Sureshpal, a driver in the Public Relations Department, Haryana Government, who hails from Bhana village in Kaithal District, has made the state proud by bagging a scholarship of $50,000 for pursuing Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of South Carolina, USA.
Poonam completed her senior secondary from OSDAV Senior Secondary School, Kaithal, and pursued her B.Sc. (Medical) and M.Sc. in Chemistry from Panjab University, Chandigarh. She pursued research work under the supervision of Prof. P. Venugopalan who guided her on the project titled “Structure-activity relationships in a-fluorohydrins and their derivatives : A structural investigation”.
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr. Bhupinder Singh Hooda, has congratulated the girl and expressed the hope that she will excel in academics and bring laurels to the state.