Bhopal:Monday, July 13: The activities of Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Department were displayed at an international exhibition in Bangalore.The department had put up an attractive stall at the exhibition in the presence and under the guidance of department’s Secretary Shri Jabbar Dhakwala for providing information about the department’s activities. The Madhya Pradesh stall was inspected by Union Minister of State for Science and Technology Shri Prithviraj Chauhan who elicited information about Madhya Pradesh Biotechnology Department. State’s best researchers and biotechnologists were also honoured at the exhibition.
Recently, the department had organised Biodiversity Rallies with a view to creating awareness among school students about environment. These rallies started from nearby districts and culminated at Pachmarhi. Students drawn from Bhopal and Narmadapuram divisions were taken to Pachmarhi and provided information on biodiversity of the biosphere reserve. Films on biodiversity were also screened for students’ benefit.