Sting Newz Service: Department of Physiology, University of Kalyani felicitated Dr. Manoj K. Chakrabarti for electing General President for 2017-2018 of the India Science Congress Association in the afternoon on 12th April, 2017. The Department of Physiology, University of Kalyani felicitated Dr. Manoj K. Chakarbarti, distinguished Scientist of the ICMR (NICED, Kolkata), presently ICMR Emeritus Medical Scientist for becoming General President of the India Science Congress Association (ISCA) elect for 2017-2018. Previously he served the India Science Congress Association as sectional president in the section of Physiology; & the General Secretary (membership) ISCA.
A few amongst the distinguished Scientists who have served as general president of the ISCA are Sir Asutosh Mukherjee (in 1914), Prof. M. S. Swaminathan, Prof. A. K. Sharma, Prof. C. N. R. Rao, Prof. Yash Pal, Prof. Asish Dutta, Prof. M. G. K. Menon, Dr. G. Madhavan Nair. Prof. Chakrabarti delivered a lecture on cultivation of Science in India after Independence. On behalf of the department Prof. Goutam Paul, Professor & former Head of the department & Dean of Science felicitated Dr. Chakrabarti .Other dignitaries who were present in the assembly were Head of the Department Dr. Subhashis Sahu, Dr. L Lahiri, Faruque Ahamed, Assistant Director DODL, Dr. S. N. Sinha (Head of the Department of Botany); Dr. Diptendu Sarkar, Assistant Professor, Dr. Kamalesh Das, Dr. Kaushik Sarkar.