The PG and Research Department of Biochemistry organized a Workshop titled “Mushroom Technology” on 09th May, 2022. Mr. G. Sivaelango, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry welcomed the gathering. Rev. Dr. Praveen Peter SDB, COE & Vice Principal (Administration) felicitated the resource person, Dr. M. Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Botany, Madras Christian College (Autonomous), Chennai with a memento. Dr. A.C. Gomathi, PG Head, Department of Biochemistry felicitated Rev. Dr. Praveen Peter SDB,
with a memento. Rev. Dr. Praveen Peter SDB in his inaugural address explained the growth process of edible and poisonous mushrooms and advised the students to get expertise with the blooming mushroom technology. Dr. A. Jayaprakash, UG Head introduced the resource person. Dr. I. Niyas Ahamed, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry released his book on Nanotechnology funded by TNSCST. The resource person, Dr. M. Kumar in his lecture elaborated on different species of edible and poisonous mushrooms available in various regions of Tamil Nadu. He provided hands on training to the students on spawn production and mushroom cultivation to the students. Students actively participated in the workshop and learnt the process of mushroom cultivation. Dr. I. Niyas Ahamed, proposed the vote of thanks.