The seminar where J&K Governor N N Vohra was the chief guest has been organized by India National Trust for Art and cultural heritage ( INTACH) J&K Chapter , University of Kashmir Department of History and supported by Department of Floriculture J&K.
Vice chancellor University of Kashmir- Prof Riyaz Punjabi, Minister of state for R&B and Floriculture, Javied Ahmad Dar, Convener INTACH Mohammad Saleem Beigh, Prof Ebba Koch, Professor Institute of art and history University of Vienna , Prof Mohammad Asharf wani , Dean faculty of social sciences, and G H Naqash director Floriculture were present at the inaugural session .
Speaking of the occasion chancellor
Vohra said that out of the 900 places on the UNESCO list of heritage sites only 33sites from
Vice chancellor KU Prof Punjabi complimented chancellor for his interest in Ku programmes and assured him that KU will support all initiatives aimed at preserving our gardens and other heritage sites. “without mourning on what we have lost , let us join hands to preserve and conserve whatever is left behind” said VC.
Prof Mohammad Ashraf wani, Dean social sciences presented a research paper on the theme “history of gardens in J&K” and claimed that
Prof Ebba Koch,