National Conference
on Appropriate Technological Interventions & Skills for Enhancing Income levels and Reducing Vulnerability to Acquire Socio-Economic Stress Among Rural and Semi Urban Communities in North Western Himalayas.

Sponsored By - NABARD, Govt of India

Organized by - Department of Zoology, Career Point University, Hamirpur

Date : 08-09 November, 2019

About the Conference

Himachal Pradesh which is also famous as Dev Bhoomi, most of the population resides in villages. Rural and semi urban communities contribute in economy of country in the real sense. Farmers/villagers are the producers who feed the urban communities. But due to low income/crop loss due to natural disasters and many other reasons, people especially rural and semi urban communities are facing economic stress. To attain sustainability in real terms, we should move our focus from urban to rural growth. The time has come when we all need to come forward to make rural population aware of natural resources for better management of our Mother Nature and Natural Resources.


  • Role of science & technology in rural/semi urban development.
  • Skill enhancement, digitalization and low cost technologies for rural community development.
  • Current scenario and future perspectives in public health and hygiene.
  • Stress management and Socio economic improvement of rural/semi urban communities.
  • Improved agricultural practices for better rural development.
  • Biological, physical, microbiological, chemical, pharmaceutical, agricultural science and Ayurveda in improving rural/tribal health.
  • Beekeeping, mushroom cultivation, handloom, fishery and related entrepreneur for rural development.
  • Cleanliness & waste management, climate change and global warming
  • Environmental pollution and human health.
  • Natural products.

Department of Zoology

Department of Zoology got started in the year 2016. The department has grown into a well-recognized centre for higher learning and research.

The department attracts students for UG, PG and Doctoral studies from within and outside the state. In addition, practicals, field visits, seminars, symposia, workshops, invited lectures and Zoological excursions are an integral part of academic program of the division.

Chief Guest

Dr. Anil Joshi (Padam Shri)

Key Note Speakers

Prof. O. P. Agrawal (National Green Awardee)

Important Information

Last Date of Abstract Submission : 30 Oct 2019

Guidelines for Abstract/Oral/Poster Preparation

The abstract (250 words) should be typed in 12 font size, 1.0 spacing, Times New Romans with no paragraph. All abstracts be communicated on & shall be published in conference souvenir. Oral presentation should not be more than 10 slides. Size of poster should be 3 x 2 ft (Horizontal). Selected full length papers shall be published in full length proceedings with ISBN Number. No extra fee shall be charged for publishing the paper in proceedings. There will be award for two best Oral & Poster presentations. 01 Young Scientist Award shall also be given.

The payment should be made online in the university account as follow : MR CHAIRMAN CONFERENCES, CAREER POINT UNIVERSITY, Punjab National Bank, Branch Kharwar (Distt Hamirpur), A/c No. 2993000101041956, IFSC Code PNB0299300. Please send scan copy of the fee submitted immediately to the organizers through mail or whatsapp.. Confirmation of registration will be sent only after receiving the fee** There is no late fee for Research Scholars & Students. (Registration includes access to all sessions, lunch, tea, conference kit, exhibition, farmer-scientists meet and Souvenir).


Accommodation shall be provided to participants as under:

Hotel Accommodation: @ Rs 600/- per day (twin sharing)

Hostel Accommodation: @ Rs 300/- per day (twin sharing)

The above charges are inclusive of stay & food.


Free pick and drop facility will be provided to all the participants up to Bhota (Hamirpur-Shimla National Highway).

Registration Fee

Delegates - 1500 Rs.

Scholars - 1000 Rs.

Students - 500 Rs

All correspondence be addressed to:

Dr. Rajesh Kumar, (9805430493)

Dr. Younis Ahmad, (6006101812)

Career Point University Tikkar, Tehsil Bhoranj Distt Hamirpur (H.P.) 176041
E Mail:

Organizing Committee

Sh. P. Maheswari, Chancellor,
Career Point University, Hamirpur

Prof. P. L. Gautam, Pro Chancellor,
Career Point University, Hamirpur
Chief Patron

Prof. K. S. Verma, Vice Chancellor,
Career Point University, Hamirpur

Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Registrar,
Career Point University, Hamirpur

Dr. Rajesh Kumar,
Career Point University, Hamirpur

Dr. Ankush Sharma,
Sri Sai University, Palampur

Dr. Ajay Sharma, Dr. Younis Ahmad,
Career Point University, Hamirpur Organizing Secretaries

Prof. M.R. Sharma, Prof. K. L. Verma, Prof. D. K. Gautam, Dr. Naveen Thakur, Dr. Yogesh Walia, Dr. Hem Chander, Dr. Kuldeep Kumar, Dr. Arti Jamwal, Mr. Vinod Kumar, Mrs. Sonika Sharma, Ms. Pem Lata, Mr. Shampy Duggal, Mr. Gulshan Kumar, Ms. Archie,
Advisory Committee

Mr. Gaurav Kango,

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Guest Speaker Program, on

"Witting Winning Proposals for business and Research Plans"

Guest Speaker- Dr S K Sikka,
Director-cum Adviser Agri-System
Afghan Expo Center New Delhi
will deliver on "Witting Winning Proposals for business and Research Plans" on 12-02-2016 at 2:00 PM in the MP Hall of The University.