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K.M. Bhat Memorial function and distribution of Award for the year 2019

The 10th Dr. K.M. Bhat Memorial function and distribution of Award for the year 2019 was held on 3rd January 2020.  The Chief Guest of the function was Dr. Gopakumar, S.,  Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, College of ForestryKerala Agricultural University, Thrissur.

On the occasion, Dr. Gopakumar presented A lecture titled Urbanisation, Urban Green Infrastructures, and Climate Change. In his Memorial lecture, Dr. Gopakumar narrated the development of urbanization and the increasing trend in the urban population in the country. Consequent to this, the megacities are turning into urban heat islands. Urban agriculture, urban forests, green walls, etc. are a few of the major mitigative strategies to reduce the effect.   

Dr. Gopakumar presented Dr. K.M. Bhat  Memorial Award for the best Ph.D. Theses of the year 2019  jointly to  Dr. Anoja Kurian and Mrs. Keerthy Vijayan, Research Scholars of Forest Biotechnology and Forest Entomology Departments of KFRI.  



Published on: January 3, 2020

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