Webinar series for training Unani researchers: Prof Khan

Webinars on Information Technology
IT Instrumental to Scientific Research: Prof. Khan

The Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India organised four webinars on Information Technology.

Inaugurating the webinar series, Prof. Asim Ali Khan, Director General, CCRUM said that Information Technology is instrumental to scientific research and this webinar series aims at training the Unani researchers to effectively use different IT tools for research and development purposes. He highlighted the importance of IT in combatting COVID-19 crisis. He said that when the government authorities across the world resorted to impose lockdown to contain the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, IT came in to play a very crucial role to resume essential activities through different IT-based platforms.

During the webinar series, basic know-how of various IT-based communication platforms like Google Meet, MS Team, Cisco Webex and some essential software for research data collection and analysis were discussed and their live application was demonstrated.

The webinar series was coordinated by IT section as well as statistics section of the council, said Mohd Ahteshamul Hasan,
Social Media Consultant.