Hisar, May 2 UNI | 3 months ago

The staff of three Hisar based universities today paid homage and tributes to Dr Sucheta Khokhar, who died on April 22 after a protracted illness.

Former Dean of Agricultural College, HAU, Dr Sucheta Khokhar was wife of HAU Vice Chancellor K S Khokhar.

The scientists, teachers and non-teaching employees of Haryana Agricultural University(HAU), Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences(LUVAS) and Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology (GJUST) converged at the residence of Dr Khokhar to pay tributes and homage.

Dr Sri Kant, Vice-Chancellor, LUVAS, in his condolence message said, 'The legacy left by Dr Sucheta Khokhar would be long remembered. She was a visionary who created milestones in the research of Entomology.'

Dr M L Ranga, Vice-Chancellor, GJUST, said, 'She had made a significant contribution to the development of HAU and was also a role model for her students'.

The gathering appealed the HAU administration to name a science block or building after her name as a token of honour to the great scientist and teacher.

(Posted on 02-05-2014)