Inaugural Session of the two-week long Refresher Course in Sciences will be held on January 2nd (Saturday) at 10.30 am and it will be chaired by the Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof. Talat Ahmad whereas Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mir, Registrar, University of Kashmir will be the Guest of Honour. Soon after the formal inauguration of the course lead lecture will be delivered by Dr. Parvaiz A. Koul, Professor and Head, Dept. of Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, SKIMS, Srinagar on "Issues and challenges related to COVID-19 and its Vaccination". In the post-lunch session another lead lecture will be delivered by Prof. Shakil A. Romshoo, Dean of Research and Head, Dept. of Geo-informatics, University of Kashmir on "Air pollution in Kashmir: status, sources and implications".