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May 2018: Commencement of Green Skill Development Programme from May-2018
List of Courses Currently offered along with the Prospective employment opportunities and ENVIS Hubs/RPs and Institutions/ Entities imparting the Courses
27 April 2018: Visit by Christ University students
70 undergraduate students from Christ University, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 27th April 2018. They were oriented research on medicinal plants and traditional knowledge along with conservation activities. Demonstration on ENVIS websites of Medicinal Plants and mobile Apps for identification, trade data and conservation status was done by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants. The sessions encouraged the students to appreciate the traditional knowledge relevance in conservation and health care practices by visit to other departments.
26 April 2018: Visit by students from Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College
50 B.A.M.S. students from Atreya Ayurvedic Medical College, Doddaballapura visited FRLHTTDU on 26th April 2018. The importance of ENVIS website for conservation of medicinal plants used in Ayurveda was highlighted by demonstration on website and mobile Apps by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants. The role of identification, usage of medicinal plants by common public was explained. They visited other departments and understood research on concepts from Indian system of medicine and their relevance for scientific conservatory approaches.
23 April 2018: Visit by students from C.B. Bhandari Jain College
50 students from C.B. Bhandari Jain College, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU on 23rd April 2018. The students were oriented on ENVIS websites on Medicinal Plants and Mobile Apps by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants and mobile Apps for medicinal plants identification, trade, conservation. They visited various departments and understood the role of scientific research for medicinal plants documentation, pharmacology and conservation. The significance of traditional knowledge from Indian medical system for understating healthy living.
17 April 2018: Visit by M.E.S. College of Arts, Science and Commerce
50 B.Sc. students from M.E.S. College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 17th April 2018. They were oriented research on medicinal plants and traditional knowledge along with conservation activities. They were oriented on ENVIS websites of Medicinal Plants and mobile Apps for Identification, Utilization and conservation by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants. The sessions encouraged to widen their understanding on conservation and application of modern research on medicinal plants and traditional knowledge.
6 April 2018: Visit by students from Shri Hingulambika Ayurvedic Medical College
50 B.A.M.S students from Shri Hingulambika Ayurvedic Medical College, Gulbarga visited FRLHT-TDU on 6th April 2018. The students were oriented on ENVIS websites on Medicinal Plants and Mobile Apps by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants and mobile Apps for medicinal plants identification, trade of important medicinal plants, conservation. They visited various departments and understood the role of scientific research for medicinal plants documentation, pharmacology and conservation. The significance of traditional knowledge from Indian medical system for understating healthy living.
3 April 2018: Visit by Indian Academy Degree College
50 undergraduate students from Indian Academy Degree College, Bengaluru on 3rd April 2018 at FRLHT-TDU. The students were oriented on research and conservation activities by the organization. They visited various departments to understand these activities. They were also oriented on usage of ENVIS websites on medicinal plants and mobile apps for identification, trade and conservation aspects by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants. The orientation program helped to understand the importance of Biodiversity conservation for sustainable future.
28 March 2018: Visit by students from Dayanand Sagar University to FRLHT-TDU
B.Pharma. students from Dayanand Sagar University, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU on 28 th March 2018. They were oriented on various activities on Medicinal Plants in trade, research on identification, pharmacology by visits to various departments. They were oriented to ENVIS websites on Medicinal Plants for medicinal plants and mobile apps for identification, raw drugs, trade and conservation significance for medicinal plants used in herbal industries by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants.
27 March 2018: Visit by students from Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Vijayawada to FRLHT-TDU
B.Pharma. students from Nirmala College of Pharmacy, Vijayawada visited FRLHT-TDU on 27th March 2018. They were oriented on various activities on Medicinal Plants in trade, research on identification, pharmacology and conservation research by visits to various departments. They were oriented to ENVIS websites on Medicinal Plants for medicinal plants identification, raw drugs, trade and conservation significance by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants and also explained about mobile apps on medicinal plants for researches and public.
22 March 2018: World Water Day 2018
World Water Day is about focusing attention on the importance of Water. This year's theme ‘Nature of Water’ explores Nature-based solutions to the Water challenges we face in the 21st Century.
Prepared by Envis Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants.
21 March 2018: Visitors form Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan and IISc, Bengaluru to FRLHT-TDU
Visitors form Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan and IISc, Bengaluru to FRLHT-TDU on 21st March 2018. They were oriented on the research and conservation activities by visiting various departments. Emphasis on medicinal plants in trade was given and collection, documentation, and efficacy analysis were explained. The demonstration on ENVIS websites and mobile Apps by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants presented on medicinal plants identification, trade and conservation.
20 March 2018: Visit by Christ University students to FRLHT-TDU
Students from Christ University, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU on 20th March 2018. They visited various departments to learn on medicinal plants collection and documentation of traditional knowledge, research on efficacy of the raw drugs and conservation. Orientation on ENVIS websites and medicinal plants through a demo by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, highlighted the significance of these in medicinal plants identification and conservation.
12 March 2018: Visit by First year M.Sc. students from Bishop Herber College
First year M.Sc. students from Bishop Herber College, Tiruchirappalli visited FRLHT-TDU on 12th March 2018. They visited various departments to learn about research and conservation activities of the institute. The collection of medicinal plants, raw drugs, authentication and role in traditional health practices were explained.
9 March 2018: Visit by B.Pharma students to Karnataka College of Pharmacy
B. Pharma students to Karnataka College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU on 9th March 2018. During this they visited various departments to learn about medicinal plants processing as raw materials their medicinal properties. The research on medicinal plants from medicinal plant collection, identification, authentication and conservation was explained.
8 March 2018: Visit by Professors from Warsaw University of Life Sciences
Dr. Zenon Weglarz and Dr. Katarzyna Baczek, Professors form Department of Vegetable and Medicinal Plants, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland along with Dr. Sivaram V., Professor, Department of Botany, Bangalore University, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU on 8th March 2018. They were oriented on the various activities of FRLHT-TDU through a visit to various departments.
7 March 2018: Visit by Chairman of International Dendrology Society
Colonel Giles, Chairman of International Dendrology Society, United Kingdom visited FRLHT-TDU on 7th March 2018. They visited various departments and the ethno-medicinal garden. Ms. Suma T. S., Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants oriented on the activities of institute. They conducted a trail to see some medicinally important tree species conserved ex-situ in the FRLHT-TDU's ethnomedicinal garden.
6 March 2018: Symposium on Traditional Knowledge Inspired Nutraceuticals
A symposium on “Traditional Health Knowledge Inspired Nutraceuticals” was conducted by the Institute of Trans-disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (FRLHT-TDU), Bengaluru in collaboration with Amway Nutrilite on 6th March 2018 in Bengaluru. The symposium provided a good platform for people to express their work regarding nutraceuticals evolved from scientific research along with the knowledge systems on medicine such as Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Korean Medicine and Western medicine.
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23 February 2018: Visit by Dr. Eunice A. Olet from Mbarara University
Dr. Eunice A. Olet, Professor from Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants on 23rd February 2018. Ms. Suma T. S., Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, oriented on the activities of FRLHT-TDU for documentation of medicinal plants form books on Indian system of medicine, traditional healers and villagers, identification, assessment of trade and threat, leading to conservation of medicinal plants through various activities of the institute.
22 February 2018: Dr. R. Vasudeva visit to ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants.
Dr. R. Vasudeva, Professor, College of Forestry, Sirsi visited to ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants at FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 22nd February 2018. Ms. Suma T. S., Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants oriented on outreach of the center through ENVIS websites and mobile Apps used in research on medicinal plants conservation.
21 February 2018: Orientation on Medicinal Plants in Primary Healthcare to Students from Sri Chaitanya Techno School, Vidyaranyapura
Students from Sri Chaitanya Techno School, Vidyaranyapura visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 21st February 2018. The students were oriented on medicinal plants used in primary healthcare by its identification and medicinal uses so that they can be grown in home and utilized for their medicinal properties by Ms. Soumyashree N., Senior Research Fellow, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants.
14 February 2018: Visit by B.Sc. students of Indian Academy College to FRLHT-TDU
B.Sc. Biochemistry students from Indian Academy College, Bengaluru visited to FRLHT-TDU on 14th February 2018. They were oriented to various research and conservation activities of the organization with visits to various departments.
12 February 2018: Visit by International patients to FRLHT-TDU
International patients participating in wellness program at IAIM Healthcare Center, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru to learn about activities on medicinal plants and enhance their lifestyle in a healthy way on 12th February 2018. They visited various departments to understand on the research on medicinal plants and conservation.
12 February 2018: Visit by Dr. Mohan V. K. to ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants
Dr. Mohan V.K., IFS Retd., visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants on 12th February 2018 at FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru. Ms. Suma T. S., ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants oriented on ENVIS medicinal plants websites and mobile apps. They also discussed the role of undertaking the studies on medicinal plants which are lesser known and traditionally used, this would improve the agricultural produce by cultivation of lesser known crops and sustaining the produce with variety of wild and cultivable medicinal plants, also a means of combating food scarcity and malnutrition.
2 February 2018: Commemoration of World Wetland Day and orientation to ENVIS websites on Medicinal Plants and mobile Apps
In commemoration of World Wetland Day, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants prepared a presentation on “Wetland Medicinal Plants for Urban Future” along with orientation to B. Pharma students from T. John College of Pharmacy, Bengaluru on through demonstration of ENVIS websites on Medicinal Plants and mobile apps at FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 2nd February 2018.
2 February 2018: World Wetland Day - Wetlands for Sustainable Urban Future
Wetlands medicinal plants for urban future presentation prepared by ENVIS Resourse partner on Medicinal Plants.
‘Wetlands are area of marsh, fen, peatland or water, whether natural or artificial, permanent or temporary, with water that is static or flowing, fresh, brackish or salt, including areas of marine water, the depth of which at low tide does not exceed six metres’.
1-2 February 2018: Visit by T. John college of Pharmacy students
B. Pharma students from T. John college of Pharmacy, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 1st February 2018. They were oriented on different research activities by FRLHT-TDU for trade, collection and standardization studies for medicinal herbs. During this visit they were oriented on Medicinal plants in trade for herbal drugs and also learning the causes for threat leading to conservation and regulations.
20 January 2018: Visit by C.E.O. of Bosch to FRLHT-TDU
C.E.O. of Bosch, Bengaluru visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru with their team on 20th January 2018. They were oriented on activities conducted on local health traditions, research on traditional knowledge, documentation of information from different Indian Systems of Medicine, conservation efforts on medicinal plants across the country and preserving medicinal plant resources though national herbaria and raw drug repository, also through ethno-medicinal garden at FRLHT-TDU premises. Ms. Suma T. S., ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants served as one of the resource person for this visit.
19 January 2018: Visit by St. Joseph’s College students to FRLHT-TDU
M.Sc. students from St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru to FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 19th January 2017. They visited various departments to learn about research and conservation efforts on medicinal plants. They were oriented about conservation, informatics work on medicinal plants traditional knowledge, taxonomic learning through herbaria and ethno-medicinal garden visits and scientific studies on medicinal plants.
19 January 2018: Orientation program on Herbarium Technique, Plant and Raw drug Identification
Students from S.D.M. Ayurveda College and Hospital, Bengaluru participated in orientation program on Herbarium Technique, Plant and Raw drug identification on 19th January 2018 at FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru. The sessions on Plant morphology by visit to Ethno-medicinal Garden, Medicinal Plant Database, Herbarium preparation, Raw drug identification were conducted.
18 January 2018: Visit by Mr. Priyank Patel from ZSI ENVIS to ENVIS Resource Partner
Mr. Priyank Patel from ZSI ENVIS RP, Kolkata and Mr. Venkat Krishnan, Industrialist, Heavenly Fuel Pvt. Ltd., Chennai visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants on 18th January 2018. During their visit Ms. Suma T. S, ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHTTDU, Bengaluru oriented about the activities on ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants with demonstration of websites and mobile applications for identification, conservation of medicinal plants.
18 January 2018: Visit by Dr. Jayanthi J. from BSI to ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants
Dr. Jayanthi J., Scientist D, Western Regional Centre, Botanical Survey of India, Pune visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU Bengaluru on 18th January 2018. During her visit Ms. Suma T. S, ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru oriented about the activities on ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants with demonstration of websites and mobile applications for identification, conservation and sustainable harvesting of Medicinal Plant resources.
16 January 2018: Visit by Annual School on Grassroots Innovations
Innovators from Annual School on Grassroots Innovations visited FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 16th January 2018. Here they were oriented on various activities of the organization by staffs from various departments. Ms. Suma T. S, ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru presented about the activities on ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants with demonstration of websites and mobile applications for conservation and sustainable utilization of Medicinal Plant resources.
12 January 2018: Visit by Dr. Ganesha Bhath H.S., Consultant School Development, Former Principal MES Teachers’ College, Bengaluru
Dr. Ganesha Bhath H.S., Consultant School Development, Former Principal MES Teachers’ College, Bengaluru visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 12th January 2018. Ms. Suma T.S., ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants explained on the activities of the centre and the role of ENVIS websites and mobile applications for identification and conservation of medicinal plants in forests for sustainable harvest and resource management.
11 January 2018: Visit by CEO of Karnataka State Medicinal Plant Authority (KAMPA)
Mr. Surya Deo Pathak, CEO and Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Karnataka State Medicinal Plant Authority (KAMPA), Bengaluru visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru on 11th January 2018. Ms. Suma T.S., ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants explained on the activities of the centre and the role of ENVIS websites and mobile applications for identification and conservation of medicinal plants in forests for sustainable harvest and resource management.
10 January 2018: Visit by Dr. Selvam A.B.D. from BSI to ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants
Dr. Selvam A.B.D., Scientist, Pharmacognosy unit, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata visited ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU Bengaluru on 10th January 2018. During his visit Ms. Suma T. S, ENVIS Coordinator, ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants, FRLHT-TDU, Bengaluru oriented about the activities on ENVIS Resource Partner on Medicinal Plants with demonstration of websites and mobile applications for identification, trade, conservation and sustainable utilization of Medicinal Plant resources.
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