Inauguration of the Society and Special Lectures, Prof. K.R. Sridhar, Professor of Bioscience (retd.), Department of Bioscience, Mangalore University, inaugurates, Dr. M.S. Basavaraj, Senior Medical Officer, Health Centre, Maharaja’s College campus, UoM, chief guest, Prof. Muzzaffar Assadi, Vice-Chancellor (in-Charge), UoM, presides, Dr. K.N. Amruthesh, Professor and Chairperson, DoS in Botany and Director, IQAC, UoM, guest of honour, Dr. G.R. Janardhana, Professor of Botany, Director, International Centre & Local Organising Secretary, SFB, Linnaeus Hall, Department premises, Manasagangothri, 10.30 am.