BHU stall at Kashi Tamil Sangamam presents a glimpse of Varsity's glorious journey

BHU stall at Kashi Tamil Sangamam presents a glimpse of Varsity's glorious journey

As visitors from all across the country continue to experience an amazing and amusing confluence of two rich cultures at Kashi, they are also getting to know about the capital of knowledge Banaras Hindu University. BHU, which is already playing host to the month-long program, has put up a stall depicting its glorious journey and milestones.

The stall at the amphitheater ground has an exhibition elaborating the university as a global center of knowledge and education. Detailed information on various institutes, faculties, centers of study and research, International Center, its museum - Bharat Kala Bhavan, the residence of Mahamana - Malaviya Bhawan, Sayaji Rao Gaekwad Central Library has been made available on the stall.

The stall also provides an insight into the university’s establishment and the goals with which it was set up. Prof. Ramesh Chand, Consultant and Former Director, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, informed that the stall aims to give an overview about the university and how it has been playing a big role in nation building. BHU is a unique institution which offers education in large number of disciplines, from ancient knowledge to modern sciences. We have tried to present a glimpse of the celebrated journey of Banaras Hindu University and how this great institution has been contributing in all round development of students, added Prof. Ramesh Chand. The stall has been conceptualized and designed by Dr. Manish Arora from the Faculty of Visual Arts. 

QR codes on the highlights of the university have been made available at the stall, using which visitors may get detailed information on their mobile phones. A number of paintings made by the faculty and students of the Faculty of Visual Arts have also been displayed at the stall. 

Other major attractions of the stall are the products prepared by the Department of Dairy Science and Food Technology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences. The stall is offering Mahamana Prasadam (pada made with milk) which is prepared by the students of the department. Products like black wheat flour based Halwa, apple jam and raw papaya pickle are also put on display to make people aware of the nutritious value of these products. Black wheat flour is highly nutritious owing to its rich iron and zinc content. Black wheat is rich in antioxidants and possesses anti-cancerous and anti-inflammatory properties.