On 22nd October 2022, the Department of Earth Science, Assam University, Silchar in collaboration with the Paleontological Society of India, celebrated International Fossil Day, 2022.
Dr. Sudhir Shukla (VP, Paleontological Society of India,
Former GM (Geology), ONGCL) and Dr. Urbashi Sarkar (Assistant Professor,
Department of Earth Science, Assam University, Silchar) gave a lecture on
fossils, their occurrence, and their use in exploration and their impact in our
society. They also encouraged students to consider the subject of Paleontology
as a career option. And brought awareness about the subject to the young minds
Lastly, they also had a question-answer session with the students where students got an opportunity to interact and ask their doubts.