The book review on ‘Stop Predicting Revisit Life’ was held at the premises of Uttarakhand State Council for Science & Technology (UCOST), Dehradun on 10th June,2022. The function begins with the welcoming of all the authors by Dr Rajendra Dobhal, Director General, UCOST. He talked about the interesting facts of this book. He also showed his concern about the social and economic imbalances that occurred due to the sudden burst of the COVID-19 pandemic. After that, the session was coordinated by Shri Anup Kumar, GM-HR, BRIDCUL. The authors, Dr Vinay Sharma, Prof. R. N. Bhattacharya, University of Burdwan, Prof. Sanjeev K. Mahajan, H. P. University, Shimla and Shri Himanshu S. Mishra, Senior Editor, NDTV were present in the book review event where they shared their insights and experiences about the book. Dr Vinay Sharma talked about the book and mentioned that the book covers the anxiety and stress faced by the entire mankind during the COVID-19 Era. He said that the book has been previously released in different countries including Australia, Japan, US, UK and Canada, and now in India. Prof. Mahajan talked about the problems like low revenue, the inadequacy of food, communication gap etc. faced during the COVID Era by the entire country. Prof. Bhattacharya mentioned different government policies which were provided to the people to prevent chaos in the country. Mr H. S. Mishra said that the book is a narrative of how the people of India fought against the COVID-19. He also emphasized on reframing National Pandemic Law and creating new communication lines to sensitize common people against present and future pandemics. Then the open discussion was held with the authors at the end of the event which was continued by the vote of thanks by Dr Rajendra Dobhal DG, UCOST. At this event all the officials of UCOST and Uttarakhand Biotech Council, social scientists, researchers and writers were present.
- World Environment Day 2022 was Celebrated at UCOST Vigyan dham on 5th June, 2022
- Final Review Meeting of the project entitled “E-Waste Management in Dehradun and Rudraprayag – Realizing the E-Waste to Resource Potential” was held on 15th June, 2022 at VigyanDham, Dehradun